Hanover Township Volunteer Fire Company has been providing fire service to the residents of Hanover Township since 1942. EMS service has been provided since 1969. Consider serving your family, friends, and neighbors by joining us. All required training and equipment is provided. We have a long history of family involvement, and family oriented events are hosted throughout the year. It’s not unusual to stop by the station on a weekend and find families socializing for the evening. If you are interested in finding out what this service entails, contact us at the station, or stop by during Monday night drill.
Volunteer Application Process
To be considered for membership at Hanover Township Volunteer Fire Company #1, in any of the services, complete the following documents:
Hanover Township Membership Application. (Complete all sections.)
PA State Police “Request for Criminal Record Check”. (Complete the section in the middle of the page, name, SS#, DOB, etc.)
After you have completed the above documents, arrange to drop them off at the station, or return them via US Postal Mail. The fire company will submit your criminal history check, please do not send this in on your own. Note that there is a $12.00 fee: $2.00 for membership dues, and $10.00 to cover the background check (non-refundable). This must accompany the documents:
Hanover Township VFC #1
100 Stoke Park Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017
After the background checks have been performed, and the references have been contacted, your application is considered at our next monthly membership meeting. You will be contacted after you have been accepted into membership.
There is a “new member packet” that you must complete prior to responding to any incidents. We will coordinate a time to review this with you.
We are always accepting application for the career side. Shifts are days, nights, weekends and holidays.
Requirements are as follows;
- PA EMT-B, NREMT-B or equivalent
- 21 years of age or older
- CPR for Professional Rescuer or Healthcare Provider
- Valid Driver License (necessary for driver training)
- EVOC EMSVO