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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

  • Active EMS
  • Active Fire
  • Administrative Member

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


Junior Ladies Auxiliary – 

Requirements: Must be between the ages of 14-18



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