Willows, California

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Volunteer Information

Volunteer emergency responders make up 73% of the fire service throughout the US. The volunteer emergency service is an extremely valuable national resource, protecting neighbors and saving taxpayers money. If you have the commitment and motivation to make your community a better place, consider volunteering with the City of Willows/Rural Fire Department.

Please see below for a volunteer application and/or stop by the Willows Fire Department 445 S. Butte Street


Volunteer Application

If you would like to become a Willows Volunteer Firefighter, please begin with the following steps:

- Must have a class C license

- Must live within Willows Fire department district or an adjoining district, and have done so for at least 6 months

- Print and fill out an application from this site or pick one up from the station

- NO Fire or EMS experience is required, but highly desired.

- Bring the application and a DMV printout to the Willows Fire Department, located at 445 South Butte St

Applications will be reviewed for a minimum of 2 months.  During this time the applicant will be put in contact with a member of the department for further information and steps in proceeding with the process. 

Thank you, and we hope to see you in the future as part of our dept.