Volunteer firefighting or Volunteer Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is a very rewarding and valuable way to serve your community. It takes dedication and many hours of training to become a firefighter or emergency medical technician (EMT).

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Phone: 516-746-3276
(For emergencies dial 516-742-3300 or 911)

District Offices
333 Marcus Avenue
Garden City Park, NY 11040

Interested in giving back to your community? 


– Free Training (EMS &/or Firefighting)

– College Tuition Assistance

– Free Gym Membership

– Nassau County Income and Property Tax Credit

– NYS Losap Pension

– Yearly Physical

Join the growing group of dedicated men and women of all ages who give back to their community by serving as first responders.

Check our Become A Member page to learn more!

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Fire Prevention Tips

A fire will change your life in many ways that you cannot imagine. Knowing where to begin and who can help you is important. The U.S. Fire Administration hopes you find the following information useful in getting through the things you must do after the fire.

Department History

Motorized equipment for firemen was unheard of when the Garden City Park Fire Department was organized in March of 1911 with a complement of 23 men and officers. The equipment consisted of a horse drawn combination hook and ladder and bucket brigade.

The district was originally covered by New Hyde Park Fire District until the latter established its eastern boundary at Denton Avenue, shutting out Garden City Park. In 1917, the horses were replaced by a secondhand truck which pulled the same piece of apparatus until 1925. The company then purchased a secondhand pumper from Farmingdale which remained in service until 1927.

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