Albany Volunteer Fire Department 2018-04-07T21:33:31+00:00

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.

Albany firemen

214 E. State St.
Albany, Indiana 47320




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

President – Gene Schneider
Vice President – Cory Kissick
Treasurer – Matt McGraw
Secretary – Connor Kissick
Safety/Training Officer – Claude Reffett

2017 Staff

Firefighting Staff
Shannon Fritz, Robert Holt, Connie McVicker, Kyle Brooks, Tyler Sanders, Lorenzo Navarro, Jake Scott, Rick Freiburger, Erret Hughes, Cody Cadieux, Michael Pyles, James Roach, Michael Scott, Thomas King, Tyler Keener, Jason Breedlove, Brandon Scott, Christopher Adams, Christopher Hamilton
Reserve Firefighting Staff:
Jerry Scott, Evan Johnson, Kevin Anderson, Jim Bratton, Mark McCormi

Albany fire truck

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

1929 fire department

1910 Staff

Left to Right:

Lafe Shank, Earl Kerns, Loyd Westerfelt, John Hines, B. Burgess, George Benedom, Charles Spoars, Harry Miller, Everett Goodwin, Carl S., Arthur S., Chester Hanaberry, Herb Nibarger, Bill Chalk, Hull Wilson, Ruby Bond

1910 Fire Department