Eastside fire volunteers graduate, ready to help
August 7, 2012 · 3:26 PM
Eastside Fire & Rescue’s latest class of 24 volunteers graduated Monday, July 16, from Basic Volunteer Firefighter training.
Half of the graduates are Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) with the agency, who decided to complete the firefighter fundamentals to become basic volunteer firefighters. The remaining 12 are new volunteers to EFR, who will be serving from various volunteer fire stations, many undergoing EMT training in August.
The application process for 2013 spring class begins soon. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter, you can pick up an application between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Headquarters Station,175 Newport Way N.W. in downtown Issaquah. Or, download an application at www.eastsidefire-rescue.org.