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Are you Ready to Join?

Our application process is simple and takes about a month or two before you are an official member of the Town Line Volunteer Fire Department. The steps required to become a member are as follows:

  1. Complete the new member application.  You can click the membership application graphic on this page to download an application or stop at our Station 1 at 6507 Broadway and ask for an application.

  2. Submit your completed application by dropping it off at our Station 1 or sending it via US Mail to the address listed.

  3. Once we receive your application, we will submit your information to the Erie County Sheriff Office for an Arson Background Check as well as to the Lancaster Police Department for a criminal background check. 

  4. If the background checks are returned unfounded, you will be contacted for an interview with the Membership Committee.

  5. The Membership Committee will present your application to the general membership at the next department meeting for vote.

  6. If approved by the membership, you will be contacted to obtain a physical with our department physician. This physical will be provided at no cost to you.

  7. Your name will be submitted to the Lancaster Town Board for approval.

  8. Once approval is received from the Lancaster Town Board and result of a passing physical have been received, you will be contacted to be obligated as a member of our department!

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