Did you know?
Your first responders spend countless hours training to provide the best service possible, Maryland Firefighter 1 consists of 108 classroom hours, EMT is 165 classroom hours while a Paramedic has completed 450 classroom hours and 300 clinical hours, and this is just the baseline. Monthly station trainings provide continuing education to maintain their skills and certifications, while numerous other certifications can be obtained with classroom requirements of 24-60 hours in most cases.
All of this training is provided at no charge to the volunteers through the University of Maryland’s, Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute (MFRI), with Singerly covering the cost of books.
Volunteer Fire Companies provide an excellent opportunity to secure the needed training and experience to get into a Fire Service career.