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Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment now open for the Fall 2024 training recruitment class

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Volunteer firefighter car fire training

Kawartha Lakes – Have you been looking for a way to give back to your community? Do you enjoy the camaraderie that comes with working on a team? If so, we have an amazing opportunity for you!

Help protect your community from fires and other hazards by applying to become a volunteer firefighter for Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Service (KLFRS) today.

The Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Application for the Fall 2024 Recruitment Class is now open. To learn more about the application process and what’s involved, visit our Fire Recruitment page.

The following stations are recruiting volunteer firefighters:

  • Station 5 – Dunsford
  • Station 6 – Emily
  • Station 7 – Bethany
  • Station 8 – Pontypool
  • Station 9 – Janetville
  • Station 12 – Cameron
  • Station 14 – Woodville
  • Station 15 – Kirkfield
  • Station 16 – Carden
  • Station 17 – Norland
  • Station 18 – Kinmount
  • Station 20 – Burnt River

If you are dedicated, have excellent team work skills and good health and physical fitness, then we want to hear from you!

Volunteer firefighting is a great way to learn valuable skills, give back to your community and earn extra income. You’ll join a team of likeminded individuals, learn transferrable life skills and help promote a safe community by upholding the three lines of defense against fire.

For more information on becoming a volunteer firefighter in Kawartha Lakes, visit

Don’t wait, apply today, applications close on July 3, 2024.

Please note that if the station you’re looking to volunteer at is not listed above, it’s because they currently have a full contingent of volunteer firefighters and they are not currently recruiting. Be sure to check back in the winter because those stations may be recruiting again for the spring 2025 Recruitment Class.

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