Thinking about becoming a Volunteer?
Well if you've
reached this page, I can already assume that I've sparked your
Just who are the people that respond to the fires, accidents
and medical emergencies? Well, they are people just like
you....and the majority of them are volunteers giving their time
and skill to help others in time of need. They are men and women
from our community who have been trained to provide fire
protection and medical assistance. They are neighbors helping
You can make a difference
Your neighbors need your help. If their house caught fire,
wouldn't you want to do more than just watch? Of course you
would. So, can you fill the boots of a volunteer firefighter?
Well if it weren't for volunteers, three fourths of the United
States would be without adequate fire protection...including our
Few jobs offer the challenges, and rewards, that volunteer
fire service, rescue and emergency medical services offer. But,
this business is not for everyone. You need courage, dedication
and a willingness to learn new skills. And, you need to be able
to conquer new and diverse challenges. You must be
team-oriented. This is not a business for show-offs or
As a volunteer, you must meet certain requirements to even be
accepted. Then you will be trained to react with confidence to
all sorts of emergency situations...from childbirth to fire to
The work is not all that glamorous either. It will be hot,
sweaty, strenuous, dirty and often in hazardous situations.
But the rewards are incredible...if you consider respect and
appreciation reward enough.
• Saving a child from injury or possible death
• Acting with
courage in the face of danger.
• Saving a neighbor's home from burning to the ground.
• Saving a person who is having a heart attack.
These are the volunteer's rewards of personal satisfaction.
So, if you have the strong desire to help, and you believe
that you have what it takes to meet the challenges, then stop by
the fire station today. We have many programs to fit the person.
Volunteer Fire Fighter
Fire Explorers (ages 13-18)
here for an application