Keeping our community safe for over a 100 years.

The Albany Delaware Twp. Fire Department is a Volunteer Fire Department located in the Northeast corner of Delaware County. The fire department covers The Town of Albany, Delaware Township, and portions of Niles, Richland, and Green Townships. The department averages about 180 calls per year and provides Fire, Rescue, and Medical First-Responder protection to approximately 2800 residents.

The members of the Albany Fire Department donate their time to serve their community. Our Monthly Meeting is the 1st Wednesday of every month and our Training Meeting is the 3rd Wednesday of every month. If you would like to see the station and the equipment we have, call 765-789-6390 to schedule a time to come in and meet our firefighters and see the equipment.

214 E. State St.
Albany, Indiana 47320


Command Staff:
Fire Chief – Caleb Halsema
Assistant Chief – Kevin Kimmerling
Captain – Cory Kissick
Captain/Training Officer – Christopher Adams
Lieutenant – Matthew McGraw
Lieutenant – Brad Smith

Safety Officer – Claude Reffett

Inspection Officer – Connie McVicker

Firefighting Staff:
Claude Reffett  Derek Mays
Connie McVicker Kyle Brooks
Gene Schneider  John Coutinho
Lorenzo Navarro   Alex McCormick
Rick Freiburger  Robert Holt
Erret Hughes   Jeremy May
James Roach   Logan Norris
Michael Scott   Bailey Terrell
Jason Breedlove Brandon Scott

Reserve Firefighting Staff:
Jerry Scott  Shannon Henry  Kevin Anderson
Shannon Fritz  Connor Kissick

2015 Albany Volunteer Fire Department

Front Row Left to Right:
Alex McCormick, Kevin Kimmerling, Jerry Scott, Matt Mays, Claude Reffett, Shannon Henry

Back Row Left to Right:
Caleb Halsema, Nate Smith, Connie McVicker, Kyle Brooks, John Coutinho, Derek Mays, Matt McGraw, Jim Bratton, Brad Smith, Shannon Fritz

2015 Albany Fire Dep

1978 Albany Fire Department

Front row from left:
Don (Pedro) Evans, Wayne Oakley, Don Jarvis, Jim Greg, Al Orr, Tom Fletcher (Secretary), Robert Lewis, Jack Mitch (Chief), Ron Klarer

2nd row from left:
Mike Oakley, Bernie Schlosser, Benny Chambless, Larry Epperson, Chris Zehner, Gary Beal, Steve Young, Steve Bishop, Bob Braun, Eddie Lewis

3rd row from left
Rick Bishop, Bobby Lewis, Al Klarer, John Shank, Elmer Shank, Gary Phillips, Steve Blackburn, Rick Myers, Harry Wright

1955 Albany Fire Department

Front Row:
Jim Gregg, Lafe Shank, Dale Morgan, Buck Moore (Police Chief), John Gregg, Loran Edwards, Ed Meranda, Harold Miller, Joe Livengood (Fire Chief)

Back Row:
Tom Saunders, Layton Doster, Max Reitenour, Al Klarer, Elmer Shank, Don (Pedro) Evans, Wilbur Lehman, Robert Dennis, Homer Selvey, Charles Brammer

1929 Albany Fire Department

Left to right:
1 – ?,
2 – Lafe Shank,
3 – ?,
4 – Paul Bishop,
5 – Bell Hultz,
6 – Art Evans,
7 – Walter A. Strong,
8 – “Buck” Moore,
9 – ?,

10 – Leroy Ayers,
11 – Fred Strong,
12 – “Juice” Hanaberry,
13 – Cecil St. John,
14 – Earl Kearns,
15 – Ralph Shaw,
16 – “Wic” Westervelt,
17 – Cliford Barrett,
18 – Jimmy Furrow

1910 Albany Fire Department

Left from the left:
Lafe Shank
Earl Kerns
Loyd Westerfelt
John Hines
Blese Burgess

Middle from the left:
George Benedum
Charles Spoars
Harry Miller
Everrett Godman
Carl Swanders

Right from the left:
Arthur Strong
Chester Hanaberry
Herb NiBarger
Bill Chalk
Hull Wilson
Roby Bond