Since 1887 our members have been keeping Delaware City and the surrounding communities safe and healthy. But we need your help to continue our mission. DCFC is a combination fire department made up of volunteer members, part time employees, and full time employees, all of whom work together around the clock 365 days a year. There are different categories of members, each of which are are an important part of our team! Download an application or send us a message through the form below to learn more!
Volunteer Membership - Volunteer Membership is broken down into three categories
Requirements: Must be 18 years of age or older
Probationary Period: All new members will be on a one year probationary period. Any probationary member who has served in another Fire/ EMS Service may have the Fire School requirements waived with the provision of copies of official training records.
Cadet Membership - Cadet Members participate in training, begin learning how to become a firefighter and EMT, and assist with company functions.
Requirements: At least 14 years of age
Ladies Auxiliary -
Requirements: Ladies Auxiliary Members must be 18 years of age or older