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Posted on: September 29, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Paid-On-Call Firefighter Information Session

The City of Fitchburg Fire Department will be hosting an informational meeting for people interested in becoming Paid-On-Call Firefighters on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 7:00pm. This session will be held at Fitchburg Firehouse #1 at 5791 Lacy Road.

We will discuss the operations of the Fitchburg Fire Department and the role and responsibilities of the Paid-On-Call Firefighter.  There will also be ample time allocated to answer your questions, both as a group and individually.

You must meet the following requirements to be a Paid-On-Call Firefighter for the City of Fitchburg:

  • 18 years of age
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Live within the City of Fitchburg, if not a certified firefighter
  • Possess a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Wisconsin
  • No felony convictions
  • Not subject to restrictions that would interfere with firefighting duties

Firefighters for the City of Fitchburg are required to have a minimum of State of Wisconsin Firefighter 1 certification, however, if you are a resident of the City of Fitchburg, we will provide the tuition, books and the equipment needed for you to attend the firefighter certification training.

If you have any questions regarding the session or the Paid-On-Call Firefighter position, please contact Wes Coppersmith at

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