We are an all volunteer organization chartered February 14, 1945 and still dedicated to preserving life and property from fire and other hazards in the villages of Shawnee-on-Delaware and Minisink Hills and surrounding areas. As we celebrate over 70 years in servicing the needs of the village of Shawnee, and in support of neighboring fire departments, we look forward to continuing to provide the level of service and professionalism that is expected of our company.

Being an all-volunteer department requires our members to raise funds in order for us to operate efficiently. The same people who fight the fires are the ones who help serve food at dinners, staff our events, and live/work within the community. Your contribution today helps us serve you better. Thank you! (You will be re-directed to PayPal to complete a secure online donation)

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Members serve as active fire figthers or provide administrative, fundraising, event, or monetary support. No experience is needed; members receive training and equipment to support their mission.


Training

Weekly drills (Tuesdays, 7 PM) and local and regional classes provide training for our active and junior members.


Meetings

Monthly business meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month.

Active Firefighters

are the main firefighting body of the company. These adults (> 18 years) receive equipment and training to support their work.

Junior Firefighters

(16-18 yr olds in school) are preparing to become active members. They receive equipment and training and are under supervision of the chief or another experienced line officer.

Life members

Active members with 20 years or more active service may be recognized with Board approval as Life Members

Supporting members

Supporting Members offer assistance in a variety of ways, e.g. fundraising, administrative activities, community event participation.

Contributing members

Contributing Members offer financial support to the company.

Officers

Chief 36-7: Jason Witcraft

Assistant Chief 36-8: David Timko

First Assistant Chief 36-8-1: Matt Romano

Captain 36-9: Claes Wyckoff

Second Lieutenant 36-9-3: William Edmondson

Fire Police Captain 36-9-7: Robert Romano

Board of Directors

President: David Timko

Vice President: David Steglik

Secretary: John Moyer

Treasurer: Robert Romano

Member-at-Large: William Howenstine

Relief Association

President: Claes Wyckoff

Vice President: Donald Fuller

Secretary: Chris Nagel [Robert Romano-acting]

Treasurer: William Howenstine

We pride ourselves in maintaining quality equipment to serve the residents and guests in our community. The new station houses five apparati: 2 brush trucks, 1 tanker, 1 engine, and 1 supply pumper. The original station houses a rescue truck.

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How can I become a member?


See how you can get involved in serving our community

When you sign up to be a volunteer firefighter or emergency responder, you'll receive the training and equipment you need. As a member, you'll learn skills to help your community in the case of fire, accidents, natural disasters, etc. There are many ways you can support your community as a member of Shawnee Fire Company. The best way to see what it's like to be a volunteer firefighter is to hear experiences of people who do it each day.

Come to the firehouse 7 PM on Tuesdays and meet those who serve their community in this unique way and learn what their involvement is really like.


Click below to review directions to complete and submit your application and for the membership application.

Fundraising

Being an all-volunteer department requires our members to raise funds in order for us to operate efficiently.

We appreciate the support of our community and major contributors: Ski Shawnee and the Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort. The company's operations are supported in part by funding from the municipalities it serves, rental of the social hall, monetary contributions, and events.

Click here to be added to our event email list

Support while you shop

Consider using AmazonSmile to support Shawnee Fire Company the next time you shop Amazon. It's simple and doesn't cost you anything - AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to Shawnee Fire Company when you shop. Click on the Amazon Smile logo to get started.

Your donation offers you chances to win!

A Lottery Calendar Fundraiser is running October-December 2019

Get your card beginning in July and start playing this October

  • 92 chances to win
  • Daily prizes of $25-$150

Visit us at the Shawnee Mountain Fireworks and other local events to get your card

Spend a great day on the links

Wednesday, September 25 (Rain date: Wednesday, October 2)

  • Sponsor a foursome at the Golf Tournament: Team Information (pdf)
  • Sponsor a tee/green or offer a raffle prize at the Golf Tournament: Sponsor Information (contact us for Tax Exempt Information and questions)
  • Volunteer to help at the Golf Tournament

Click for information or to register

Host your event with us

Are you looking for a nice place for your family, small business, or organization's event?

Visit us to see our climate controlled hall with room for 130 people

  • Transform the space or decorate it simply for your day
  • Rental includes access to a lobby, bar area, restrooms, commercial kitchen, and an open room for entertaining including use of round tables and chairs, buffet tables, area for DJ/small band/speaker or instructor, off-street parking
  • Steward onsite during setup, event, and clean-up (fee)
  • Linens, flatware, dishes, and bar supplies are not provided.
  • Rates start at $475 + steward fee + cleaning deposit (4-hr rental) - contact us for availability and additional rates.


Visit our Facebook group for some event pictures

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Connect with us

  • Scan the QR code above or click here to be added to our event email list
  • Contact us to provide a community presentation or share fire protection information with you or your organization.
  • There are many ways to get involved with Shawnee Fire Company. Contact us to see how you can share your time, talents, or monetary contributions to help our shared community.


Social Hall Rental

Rent the Social Hall at SFC for your family, small business, or organization's event. Contact Robin Farris by clicking her name here or calling the firehouse

Website Inquiry

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