If you had to break down a independent volunteer fire departments man hours you would see that about 40% of the hours is spent on raising funds to equip and maintain the department, 50% on training and maintenance, and only 10% on fire fighting and rescue.
The average cost of turnout gear for a firefighter is an estimated $1,500 per firefighter. With the new safety regulations and requirements the price tag of a truck has skyrocketed.
So check out the links on your left, we're sure you will find something entertaining and interesting to do. Remember, we are a volunteer organization and no one is paid for their time. All proceeds go to the department.