How to become a Volunteer Firefighter?
Any person contemplating joining the Lakeside Volunteer Fire Department may visit our station on final Tuesday of thirty days at 7 pm or contact Chief Nova Nordrum at (715)364-8547 or (218)355-0843.
Membership programs are expected and a history check is performed.
As a part of the Lakeside Volunteer Fire Department you may be trained as a firefighter, or disaster medical responder or both. You can operate in one or many of these jobs and you'll be trained 100% free! As a firefighter you could start with in-house training to learn the fundamentals and you will be loaded with private defensive equipment and a pager. When you’ve tried it for some time and determine this is for you we're going to give you to an NFPA licensed training course held nearby, inside evenings, free of charge FOR YOUR REQUIREMENTS! As an urgent situation medical responder, you're getting working out and gear to simply help save yourself a life. This might also be a night course. We in addition battle wild land fires.
Within the Lakeside Volunteer Fire Department you'll be able to to assist your other neighborhood people in several ways. As volunteers we assist our neighborhood in fire, medical, accident, and security problems. Fire department workers would be the initial responders in many crisis situations.
There is no greater experience on the planet than assisting someone if they are getting the worst day of their particular life.
Your working environment is a 25, 000 pound engine that may pump 1, 000 gallons each minute.
You'll become section of an elite staff of experts who people of this Town of Lakeside entrust their particular life and residential property to.