Albany Volunteer Fire Department 2017-11-02T01:17:34+00:00

Keeping our community safe for 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 Wednesday 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 that we have.

214 E. State St.
Albany, Indiana 47320


Command Staff:
Fire Chief – Derek Mays
Assistant Chief – Kevin Kimmerling
Captain – Alex McCormick
Captain – Christopher Hamilton
Lieutenant – Matthew McGraw
Lieutenant/Training Officer – Caleb Halsema
Lieutenant – Brad Smith
Lieutenant – Cory Kissick

Firefighting Staff:
Claude Reffett        Shannon Fritz
Connie McVicker     Kyle Brooks
Gene Schneider      Tyler Sanders
Lorenzo Navarro     Jake Scott
Rick Freiburger       Christopher Adams
Erret Hughes          Cody Cadieux
Michael Pyles         James Roach

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