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Step 1: Learn About the Fire and Rescue Service

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Step 1: Learn About the Fire and Rescue Service

Volunteer Firefighters

Over ninety percent of the firefighters in the United States are volunteer firefighters. These men and women live in the community and want to make it a safer place. Frequently the local firehouse is the focal point in the community. The fire engines, and trucks are purchased with donations raised from the community.

Becoming a volunteer firefighter is not only a wonderful way to serve your community, but it is also a great w...

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