Why Orange County Fire Services?
Orange County is no different than any other county across the nation in that there is always a need for people who care and who want to help their neighbors. Volunteer firefighters are professionally trained and equipped to protect and serve with pride. Firefighters do so much more than just fight fires, and when you join the volunteer firefighting family, you honor a great tradition of stepping up whenever and wherever help is needed.
Orange County Fire Services
When you join the volunteer fire service, you learn the most advanced technology as well as how to take advantage of all the tools available to protect and serve your community.
Fire Services candidates receive complex and thorough training, which is free.
Teamwork and camaraderie are at the center of training and serving with any of the local fire departments. Trainees are provided with a greater understanding of what public service entails as well as an educational, challenging and rewarding experience.
Benefits of becoming a volunteer firefighter
In addition to the personal rewards that come with being involved in this special service to the community, volunteer firefighters enjoy several tangible benefits, including:
- Fire Training and Equipment
- Tax Breaks
- Free Health Checkups
- College Tuition Reimbursement
- Length of Service Award Programs
How to become a volunteer firefighter in Orange County
Orange County seeks volunteer EMTs
Working on the front lines of emergency medical response, EMTs serve as the first point of contact when someone has experienced injury, trauma or issues brought about by illness or age. Working alongside other first responders, EMTs are responsible for providing life-saving care and transporting individuals to hospitals for more in-depth services.
EMT’s are also needed throughout Orange County. If you are interested in becoming an EMT, contact your local EMS agency or Frank Cassanite, Orange County’s EMS Coordinator,