Volunteer Requirements

Become a Volunteer Fire Fighter

Volunteers are a vital part of our Department and those citizens interested in helping their community are encouraged to apply to become a volunteer firefighter. Depending on the current vacancies of the Department (structural or support), membership will be granted to those applicants meeting current needs based upon previous training, etc.

Volunteers are utilized on virtually every call where extra manpower is needed. This may include assisting at structure fires, helping with vehicle accidents, setting up landing zones, etc.

After submitting an application (PDF), applicant must make an appearance at a regular Volunteer Fire Department meeting before being appointed to the Department as a trainee member.

Applicant must also:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Reside within Titus County and/or within thirty (30) minutes response to Central Station under normal legal driving regulations
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must pass an extensive background check
  • Submit to and successfully pass a drug screening

Volunteers typically meet twice a month for training purposes and are expected to attend as many calls as possible when requested by the department.

For a copy of the Volunteer application, please click here (PDF).