VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS NEEDED: If you feel you have what it takes to meet the challenges of South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue, we welcome you to join us. Please click on the link above to access online Volunteer Firefighter application information and forms, call our office at 509-447-5305, or stop by the Diamond Lake Station between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday to learn more about the time commitment, physical skills, and training needed to become a South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue Volunteer Firefighter.
EMTS NEEDED: South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue is currently in need of volunteer EMTs. Application packets and class registration information is now available on this website. Few jobs offer the opportunity to save a life. All Fire and EMS agencies in Pend Oreille County are in need of volunteer EMTs. No matter where you live in Pend Oreille County we will put you in contact with your local Fire District. Are you interested in Emergency Medicine or have you ever thought about becoming an EMT? If so, contact us now and allow us to help you become an EMT and give back to your community.
EMT CLASS STARTING SOON: The EMT Class starts on January 30, 2019 and runs through April. Class is held every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m.– 10:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. If you are interested please call us or drop in. We at South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue would like to meet with you! South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue is an organization of community volunteers who operate under the leadership of a professional fire chief. We strive to perform our assigned duties with pride and professionalism by acquiring the knowledge and skills needed to protect our community county, and country.
LOCAL EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS: Pend Oreille County citizens are urged to sign up to receive Wildfire updates through the new Community Information Service which is designed to deliver important and timely information to residents in our county using the latest technology. This service, Nixle, delivers trustworthy and important neighborhood-level public safety and community event notifications instantly sent to you by cell phone text message, email, and the web.
COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS: South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue also welcomes community volunteers to serve in non-operational support positions. Auxiliary and Public Education volunteers provide support through fundraising events, canteen services, and the development of life safety education workshops. Call the Diamond Lake Station office at 509-447-5305 to learn more about volunteer opportunities with the South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue Auxiliary and Public Education programs.