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To protect, educate, and serve the citizens of Burtonsville and the surrounding areas.
We have several types of volunteer members at the Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department. We have firefighters, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's), associate members, and auxiliary members. If you have an interest in becoming a Firefighter / EMT, the Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department has what you are looking for. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and have a strong desire to serve in a physically demanding and fast paced emergency service. In addition, if you are currently a Firefighter / EMT and are considering attending a college or university in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area, the Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department in Montgomery County, Maryland has what you are looking for. Apply today! Some of the benefits we have to offer through our student program are: * Dormitory style housing * Tuition and food reimbursement * Modern computer facilities * Quiet study areas * Less than 20 minutes from University of Maryland campus * College credit courses * Leadership development programs * Nationally recognized fire, rescue and emergency medical training * Training equivalency * State of the art apparatus and facilities * Family atmosphere * 5000+ calls last year * Resume builder * And much more! If you are interested in becoming one of Burtonsville's finest, come by the station for an application. We would love to have you join our family of over 100 active members (see below). If you have any questions, or need directions please call (240) 773-4715. Please go to our web site and print out an application and either fax it or drop it off. http://www.bvfd.com/index.cfm
- Free training -- firefighter, EMT, and other related courses.
- TAX BREAK -- up to $6,000 income credit for Maryland residents after 3 yrs
- LOSAP -- Volunteer Retirement Program funded by the State of Maryland.
- LIVE-IN PROGRAM --Private dormitory housing(standby food program)
- Uniforms and Personal Protective Gear provided at no cost