Emergency Medical ServicesVolunteering as a firefighter/EMT in Montgomery County, MD is personally rewarding and an excellent avenue to serve your community. Your cutting edge training will prepare you to respond to a variety of unique fire suppression and rescue situations. Learn More
Basic OrientationThe Volunteer Basic Orientation Course (VBOC) is an integrated 10 week training program which indoctrinates new volunteer recruits into the MCVFRA, MCFRS (Montgomery County Fire-Rescue Services) and their local volunteer fire-rescue department. Learn More
FirefightingFollowing your orientation training courses you can be enrolled in Firefighter I and Firefighter II classes. These classes are both academically and physically challenging. Our volunteer firefighters are expected to be well-rounded expert problem solvers; effective communication and social skills are critical in assisting the diverse communities we serve as well as mitigating the technical emergency situations we deal with on a daily basis. Learn More
For a brief summary of what to expect during training, see this document.