Bay District Volunteer Fire Department
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2020 Incidents
Jan 107 75
Feb 85 83
Mar 100 64
Apr 92 62
May 95 65
Jun 103 91
Jul 91 96
Aug 97 109
Sep 106 88
Oct 86 87
Nov 117 96
Dec 7 7
Total 1086 923

Past Incidents
STA 3 STA 9 Total
2019 1294 1012 2306
2018 1309 1031 2340
2017 1251 994 2245
2016 1249 979 2228
2015 1115 955 2070
2014 1112 1009 2121
2013 906 845 1751
2012 1009 920 1929
2011 1115 955 2070
2010 1119 902 2021
2009 1216 933 2149
2008 1127 890 2017
2007 1075 935 2010
2006 1149 833 1982

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Join Our Team!

Use the form below to apply for membership to the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department. After completing this form, a representative of the membership committee will contact you. In the meantime, feel free to come down and visit the stations.

The Bay District Volunteer Fire Department has Three (3) Membership types:

Associate – Open to all persons 16 years and older. Associate Membership provides support to the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department by assisting with Fire Prevention, Fund Raising and Fire Ground Rehabilitation.

Junior Membership – open to all persons 16 – 17 years old. Junior Members participate in all firefighting activities (i.e. – responds to emergency incidents, participates in training, assist with fund raising and performs fire prevention activities).

Senior Membership – Senior Membership is open to all persons 18 and older. Senior Members participate in all firefighting activities (i.e. – responds to emergency incidents, participates in training, assist with fund raising and performs fire prevention activities).

*All prospective members MUST print the BDVFD Health Certificate and have it filled out by your physician and returned to Bay District Volunteer Fire Department prior to being accepted into probationary membership”

*Prospective members will be required to pay a non-refundable background check fee of $15.00 at the first membership meeting prior to acceptance of application.

Membership Type
Last Name
First Name
E-mail Address
Street Address
City, State, Zip
How long have you lived at this address?
Home Phone
Business Phone
Sex (M/F)
Where are you currently employed?
If you were in the Armed Forces, when were you discharged? Month/Year
Are you over 18 years of age?
Date of Birth
Have you ever been convicted of a traffic violation, misdemeanor, or a felony
If Yes, indicate the date and nature of the charge, police agency, court and disposition.
Have you ever filed an application Bay District Volunteer Fire Department?
If so, when?
Have you ever been denied membership to a fire and/or rescue squad?
If so, please give details.
Have you ever been discharged for misconduct or unsatisfactory service or asked to resign from a fire and/or rescue department?
If so, please give details.
List any firefighting and/or emergency medical certifications that are current. Please provide copies of certifications
Certifications State
High School attended
Location (City/State)
Did you graduate or receive a GED?
Date graduated, or received GED
College or University Location (City/State) Dates attended Major or Degree awarded
Have you ever... had an operation?
  been seriously injured?
  been refused employment for reasons of health?
  been forced to resign from a job or volunteer position for health reasons?
  fractured any bones or dislocated any joints?
  been refused life insurance?
  been diagnosed with an illness caused by your job or volunteer position?
  injured your back?
  suffered from lung problems?
  suffered from heart problems?
  suffered from swelling of the legs or ankles?
  suffered from fainting spells or dizziness?
  suffered from frequent headaches?
  been treated, hospitalized or on medication for mental illness?
Do/are you... currently wearing glasses?
  using a hearing aid?
  on any medications?
If you answered yes to any of the above, please provide more information.
Please list 3 references, not related to you by blood, adoption, or marriage, which you have known for at least one year. References should not be members of Bay District Volunteer Fire Department.
Please provide any previous fire departments or rescue squads that you have been a member of:
The following information must be provided by Junior Member (Age 16 & 17) Applicants:
Report Card (If still in High School)    
Driver's License # State Issued
Phone Number

By signing below, I signify that I have applied for the membership to the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department; that I have answered all questions truthfully and to the best of my knowledge; and that I fully understand that any intentional false statement may be grounds for dismissal from the department. Furthermore, I hereby grant to Bay District Volunteer Fire Department permission to contact my employer, references, and any other persons or agencies who may have knowledge of me, my skills and my experience as may be deemed necessary. I also understand that I will be required to undergo a mandatory physical, performed by the Department's Doctor, at the applicants' expense to be considered for Operational Membership.  If you have any questions please contact

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