Keeping our community safe for over 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




Chief – Derek Mays
Assistant Chief – Kevin Kimmerling
Captain #1 – Shannon Henry
Captain #2 – Caleb Halsema
Lieutenant #1 – Matthew McGraw
Lieutenant #2 – Brad Smith
2nd Lieutenant – Cory Kissick
2nd Lieutenant – Christopher Adams
2nd Lieutenant – John Coutinho



President – Gene Schneider
Vice President – Cory Kissick
Secretary – Connor Kissick
Treasurer – Matthew McGraw
Safety Officer – Claude Reffett
Training Officer – Caleb Halsema

Department Staff


Shannon Fritz
Connie McVicker
Alex McCormick
Kyle Brooks
Gene Schneider
Lorenzo Navarro
Jake Scott
Rick Freiburger
Erret Hughes
Michael Scott
James Roach
Robert Holt
Tyler Keener
Connor Kissick
Jason Breedlove
Branden Scott
Nicholas Garrison
Bailey Terrell

Reserve Firefighters


Jerry Scott
Evan Johnson
Kevin Anderson
Jim Bratton
Mark McCormick

2018 Staff

Front row left to right: James Roach, Christopher Adams, Robert Holt, Kevin Kimmerling, Derek Mays, Connor Kissick

Second row left to right: Jake Scott, James Bratton, Bailey Terrell, Cory Kissick, Matthew McGraw

Third row left to right: Branden Scott, John Coutinho, Michael Scott, Brad Smith, Kyle Brooks, Shannon Henry, Nicholas Garrison, Jason Breedlove, Erett Hughes, Gene Schneider, Caleb Halsema, Claude Reffett

2015 Staff

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

2014 Albany firemen

1978 Staff

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 Staff

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

1955 Albany Fire

1929 Staff

Left to Right
?, Lafe Shank, ?, Paul Bishop, Bell Hultz,Art Evans,Walter A. Strong, “Buck” Moore, ?, Leroy Ayers, Fred Strong, “Juice” Hanaberry, Cecil St. John, Earl Kearns, Ralph Shaw, “Wic” Westervelt, Cliford Barrett, Jimmy Furrow

1955 fire department

1910 Staff

Left to Right:

Lafe Shank, Earl Kerns, Loyd Westerfelt, John Hines, Blese Burgess, George Benedum, Charles Spoars, Harry Miller, Everrett Goodman, Carl Swanders., Arthur Strong, Chester Hanaberry, Herb Nibarger, Bill Chalk, Hull Wilson, Roby Bond

1910 Fire Department