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Taunton provides students attending Onondaga Community College and other local institutions of higher education the opportunity to train, respond to calls, and live in one of our stations.  This gives students the opportunity to be apart of one of the most progressive fire departments in Onondaga County.


Both stations are less than 3 miles from the Onondaga Community College Main Campus, 15 minute commute to LeMoyne College and 10 minutes to Syracuse University.


Taunton Station 2 will be exclusively utilized as livable quarters for bunk-ins.

Bunk-ins will be provided with a bed and dresser

Fully functional kitchen is available for use

Laundry facilities on-site

Bathroom and shower facilities (separate for men and women)

All similar amenities are also available at station 1 including a recreation and fitness room

Personal Protective Equipment

All bunk-ins will be issued approved personal protective equipment for use on fire, rescue and EMS incidents.  Gear is also available for training purposes

You are responsible for the care of your PPE

You will receive department issued uniforms for duty shifts and classes

Local Attractions

Bad Axe Throwing

Movie Tavern

RPM Raceway 

Destiny USA Mall

NYS Fairgrounds

Lakeview Amphitheater

Syracuse Crunch Hockey

Syracuse Mets Baseball

Syracuse University

LeMoyne College

Many Golf Courses

Contact Our Bunk-in Coordinator

A coordinator will contact you shortly

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