Recruitment Open House Apil 24th 10am-2pm



Annual statewide volunteer firefighter Recruitment Open House – April 24th 10am-2pm at Station 1 – 270 Ballard Road in Wilton, NY off exit 16/Route 9 next to Ballard Elementary School. 

Please join us, Wilton EMS and other local agencies to learn about how you can give back to your community. Prospective members and their families only can attend using social distancing and wearing masks (please check closer to event date to confirm this based on public health) outside of and in the open truck bays of our station.

If you are unable to make it, you can arrange for a virtual conversation or station video tour on April 25th between 8am and 8pm by emailing Andrew Bobbitt 

We are seeking in particular this year new members for our Station 2 at 4323 Route 50 in Saratoga Springs, NY.


Why volunteer with the Wilton Volunteer Fire Department?

At a time when your community needs you most, what better way to serve than with our volunteer fire service. As emergencies arise, there will always be a need for local volunteer first responders to step up and. help. You can be one of them by joining now. 

♦ When you join the volunteer fire service, you learn to use the most advanced technology and tools available to protect and serve your community. 

♦ Ordinary men and women are trained to do extraordinary things when they join the service. Training is free and available at our station as well as nearby districts. 

♦ Volunteer firefighters also enjoy tangible benefits, including essential insurance coverage under the Volunteer Firefighter Benefits Law (VFBL) of NY. Young volunteers can earn scholarships. Health checkups and service pensions are just some of the many other benefits. 


So, join close to 100,000 volunteer firefighters across New York serving roughly 1,800 fire departments help our neighbors in their time of need. 


Why not you, and why not now?

Wilton Fire Department

270 Ballard Road, Wilton, NY 12831

Non-Emergency 518.584.1511 / Emergency Dial 911