The Carthage Fire Department is always in need of new recruits. Please consider joining us. There are various positions - interior firefighters go into the midst of the fire, exterior firefighters stay more on the outside areas of the fire, scene support are there to assist wherever they are needed, traffic control members help keep our department members safe and keep the flow of outside traffic moving. We also have a drill team and an auxiliary. The department holds monthly meetings, most generally the first Monday of the month, with the exception being holiday Mondays which then moves the meeting to the second Monday of month. There are trainings held every Thursday evening and occasionally on a Saturday. Joining the department is a big committment but also very rewarding. It is like having a huge family, we have a lot of fun together, especially during fundraisers or various events we have. When we get dispatched, we respond to wherever we are needed. Our mission is to help whoever needs us as quickly and professionally as we can. Again - please consider joining the Carthage Fire Dept., applications can be obtained through this website or at the fire station at 685 S James St, Carthage, NY 13619.