Applicants must be 18 years of age, in good health, and a resident of the East Hampton Fire District for at least one year. All applicants undergo a police background check and must be approved by the Trustees of the Village of East Hampton.
New members remain on probation for a period of one year and must complete the 120-hour New York State Firefighter 1 Course within two years of being accepted. Remaining active in the department requires responding to a quarter of all alarms, a third of drills and half of company meetings.
More information about joining the EH Village Fire Department can be found here.