• Complete a Membership Application and Standard Background Check
  • 18 Years or Older for Unlimited Service
  • 16-18 Years Old w/parent permission for Fire Squad
  • 14-16 Years Old w/parent permission for Venturing Program
  • Both Male and Females are Welcome
  • Reside within the Hawthorne Fire District or Surrounding Communities for 1 year or Work 40 hours/week within the Fire District
  • Pass a Medical Exam Provided by our department physician
  • Complete the Firefighter 1 Training Course provided at the Fire Training Center, Valhalla, NY
  • Maintain a good standing in department point system for firematic functions


  • Satisfaction of serving your community by protecting the lives of your neighbors, family and friends
  • Self-accomplishment and confidence in being trained as a firefighter and emergency responder
  • Establishing friendships that last a lifetime
  • Eligible to collect $20.00 per month toward a service award program not to exceed $800.00 per month payable at age 60 for each year of service

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If you have any questions about how to join or the requirements for being a member of the Hawthorne Fire Company, please contact us at recruitment@hawthornefd.com.

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