Why be involved?
You are helping your neighbors, your friends during a moment of crisis;
You get to promote fire safety, can train to drive a big red fire truck,
participate in department related activities, and become part of a great family!
Need more information - just ask, we are at fire house on Monday evenings.
Membership applications are online on this site.
Each year members of the Altamont Volunteer Fire Department
host or participate in a number of community related events.
In the spring the AFD holds its major fundraiser the Annual Ball
(except in 2017, there will only be a mail campaign).
Members participate selling Hot dogs, Burgers and Fries during the
Annual PTA Garage Sale Day the first Saturday in May of each year.
The Big Red Trucks come out each year for the Annual Memorial Day Parade.
The members host 2 to 4 free family Movies at Dusk in
Orsini Park during July and August.
Participate in Altamont Fair by exhibiting a few of our
Big Red Fire Trucks, providing fire safety/prevention materials and
displaying our very own antique fire truck.
Members also participate in
National Night Out at Tawsentha Park each year.
The Annual Back to School BBQ is always a success and
is held every year the Friday of the first full week of school.
The AFD host the Annual 9/11 Memorial Service in September.
The Membership particpates in the Altamont Fall Festival in
hopes of recruiting local residents to join our family.
In October, the members host the Annual Fire Safety
Open House/Family Dinner in the Community Room
During Fire Prevention Week, children from the Altamont Preschool
and Altamont Elementary visit the the Fire House to see the big red trucks
and discuss prevention and safety.
In November of each year, the AFD host the Annual Night of Comedy which is
one of their most popular events.
Finally, on one Sunday in December, Santa jumps on the the Big Red Truck
and with the help of the fire fighters, visits the homes of local children.
Perks for Members Only!
There are some great perks to joining!
Besides the free training and Service Award Program, there are the following:
Becoming part of a bigger family, Member Only activities like Family Summer Picnic,
Member Thanksgiving Dinner (at November Business Meeting), Member Christmas Party,
In house - Special Events - Get together with other members in Members Only room
for Superbowl, Nascar, World Series Games, etc.