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We need your help!

The Chinchilla Hose Company is Looking for You

The Chinchilla Hose Company is actively seeking local residents to become Volunteer Firefighters, Emergency Medical Technicians and Administrative Members.

Be part of ONE OF THE MOST PROGRESSIVE & BUSIEST  Volunteer Emergency Service Organizations in Lackawanna County.  Training is provided and the benefits are awesome.

Basic Requirements
Getting started is easy

  • At Least 14 years of age
  • No experience necessary
  • Complete application to include full criminal background check
  • Attendance at monthly meetings and occasional events

General Membership Benefits

The Chinchilla Hose Company provides an incredible atmosphere with state of the art equipment and apparatus and these benefits that come with being a member of The Chinchilla Hose Company

  • Free Training:  All firefighting, rescue and emergency medical training is provided.
  • Turnout Gear & Uniforms:  A complete set of turnout gear (boots, coat, pants and helmet) and parade uniform will be provided.
  • Life & Disability Insurance:  A generous life and disability insurance policy is provided.
  • Bunk Room:  Dedicated sleeping area for crews running calls at night (some exceptions apply).
  • Internet Access:  Work from the firehouse while you volunteer!  High speed wireless internet access available.
  • Leadership:  Opportunities for advancement and responsibility on both the operation and administrative sides.
  • Family:  Camaraderie and lifelong friends.
  • Self-Pride:  A great sense of community and serving a good cause.
  • And So Much More!


Volunteer Application





Please submit your completed application below. 

You must then complete the Background Check payment in order for your application to be considered.


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