Membership in the Urbana Volunteer Fire Department is open to anyone ages 16 and over who works or lives in Frederick County. We have three different membership categories, they are as follows:
A member who participates in the Emergency and/or Administrative side of the department. Being an Active member requires participation in general membership meetings, participation in fundraising/work details and qualifies for LOSAP.
A member who participates in a minimum of 12 hours of fundraising/work details of the department but is not able to participate to the extent required for Active membership. Administrative members that wish to participate in classes must attend a minimum of one meeting per quarter in addition to the 12 hours of participation in fundraising/work details. Administrative members will not have the privilege of holding office or voting on the business of the department.
A member between the ages of 16 and 18 who attend meetings of the department and participate in fundraising/work details. Junior members that wish to participate in classes must meet the aforementioned requirements. Participation of a Junior member in fire operations, work details and fundraising shall be determined and governed by rules, regulations, directives and orders promulgated by the Chief or President of the Department.
For more information about joining our department please call 301-606-3008