Become a Member

So, you want to be a firefighter and first responder…

There is a great deal of excitement and a sense of accomplishment that comes with extinguishing a structure fire, reviving a patient using CPR, extricating a trapped patient from their vehicle, or saving a life. The satisfaction, camaraderie, and experience received from the fire and rescue service is often beyond description. However, this business is not for everyone. Firefighters and first responders need courage, dedication, assertiveness, and above all a desire to help others in need. Firefighters and first responders perform strenuous work that tests their abilities in uncertain and often hazardous situations.

Men and women age 18 and older who live or work within the Brandon Fire District, are in good physical condition and have the desire to serve as firefighters and first responders are eligible for membership. Firefighters and first responders in the Brandon Volunteer Fire Department have many opportunities for training and advancement.

The commitment to serve as a volunteer firefighter and first responder with the Brandon Volunteer Fire Department is a serious decision and should not be made quickly. You will find that participation as a member of the Brandon Volunteer Fire Department will bring personal rewards and satisfaction, raise self-esteem, and give you a tremendous sense of accomplishment for a job well done.