Become a Volunteer Firefighter
Q: How do I get started in becoming a Penn Hills No.7 Fire fighter?
A: Just stop by the station and ask for an application. You can also inquire by sending us an e-mail to PENNHILLSNO7VFC@GMAIL.COM All applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Anyone under age 18 must have the approval of their parent (s) or guardian before requesting an application for membership.
Q: What’s next?
A: After we receive your application, it will be presented to our general membership for review. After review, you may be contacted for an interview. After the interview, your application is then sent back to the general membership for approval. If approved, you will be contacted by the department Secretary and your dream of becoming a firefighter will begin to take shape with the Penn Hills No.7 Fire Department.
Q: Do I need any prior experience?
A: No previous experience or training is required to become a fire fighter with Penn Hills No.7 Fire Department. We will provide the essential training that you will need to start your firefighting career, at NO COST TO YOU.
Q: What about protective clothing?
A: Penn Hills No.7 Fire Department provides all essential protective clothing to all of its members.
Q: What can I do once I join?
A: This will depend on the amount of training and experience that you possess. As it was indicated earlier, no experience or training is necessary. No matter what amount of training that you have, everyone is needed to help.
Q: Who can I contact to join?
A: You can click the following link to send an e-mail PENNHILLSNO7VFC@GMAIL.COM or stop by the station any Monday night from 7pm -9pm and ask for an application.
Becoming a volunteer fire fighter is a great learning experience. Not only are you learning a trade that will help people, but you will also be providing a valuable service to the community… and that’s what we are all here to do!!