We are interested in hearing from you whether you have prior experience or not. This department relies heavily on dedicated people who are willing to volunteer their time and their talents.
To learn more about how you could help as a volunteer
Firefighter, EMS responder or Administrative all you have to do is download the attached membership application and return it to the firehouse. And we will contact you as soon as possible.
Now a little about our company.
We are a 100% volunteer Fire Company and do not receive any tax dollars to provide fire protection.
We provide primary fire protection to Parkside Borough and mutual aid fire protection to Upland and Brookhaven Boroughs, Aston and Chester townships. We also provide primary EMS protection with Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support to The Boroughs, of Parkside, Brookhaven, Upland & Toby Farms section of Chester Township and parts of Neither Providence Township.
Here are some of the things you may be asked to do.
- Enter burning buildings for the purpose of fire extinguishment
- Rescue trapped civilians from burning buildings
- Assist with patient care at motor vehicle accidents
- Provide life saving care on either our Medic unit or Basic life support unit ambulances.
If you feel you are ready to take on the challenge of being a Firefighter, EMT or have a talent for administrative tasks, we want to here from you.