Become a Member of the Highland Fire Department
Are you ready for a Challenge?
Have you ever wanted to help someone but you weren’t sure how?
The Highland Hose Company is now accepting new members. Membership in the department is open to all qualified residents 18 years of age or older who are in good physical condition and able to pass the entrance physical.
Free Training Members are offered free training in both fire fighting and emergency medical services. Both in-house and state run fire training is offered on a regular schedule. As a new member, you can become state-certified in fire fighting. We also offer courses in firefighter safety and survival, fire pump operations, vehicle extrication, rope rescue and much more. Additionally, you can become a state-certified EMT. Whatever your area of interest, we have training for you!
Length of Service Award Program (LOSAP) A Member is eligible to participate in our Service Awards Program after one year of service and after five years of service with the Highland Hose Company, members become vested in our service awards program. This program is designed to provide a pension to volunteer firefighters when they retire. The amount of the pension is directly related to the length of service rendered to the fire company. What a great way to plan for your future!
Self Satisfaction Knowing that you are serving your community and saving lives is a great feeling. By volunteering with the Highland Hose Company, you will develop personal feelings of pride ,confidence and self satisfaction as you help your friends and neighbors in their time of need. This rewarding feeling may be justification enough for you to join our team!
Ways to Volunteer Whether you want to fight fires, render emergency medical services or help behind the scenes, we have a job for you. Highland Hose Company ladies auxiliary members, fire police, and many other specialists. Whatever your talents, we can put them to work.
Join Us So what are you waiting for? Those seeking to volunteer please stop by Highland Fire District Headquarters on 9W on the second or fourth Monday of the month between 7 – 9 pm. Personnel will be present to assist you in the application process.
Join our team and start sharing in the benefits of membership Today!. Remember…Our response depends on you!