Volunteer Opportunities

The City of Bristol Virginia Fire Department is seeking to partner with qualified volunteer firefighter/EMT's to become part of its highly skilled team.

Volunteering is a great way to give support to your community. If you are interested in volunteering, please print the Volunteer Application Form, sign and date the form, and return in person to Bristol Virginia Fire Station One located at 211 Lee Street, Bristol, VA, 24201. 

Approved candidates may receive free training for Firefighter 1, Hazardous Materials Operations, and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Candidates will undergo an NFPA physical exam prior to beginning training. Exam will include SCBA mask fit testing. All personal protective equipment and uniforms provided. Fire-EMS training classes are offered throughout the year at various times. The next EMT class begins August 2019, Firefighter 1 class begins Fall 2019. Firefighter 1 class is 180 hours, Haz-Mat Operations class is 36 hours and EMT class is 150 hours.


Please call (276) 645-7304 for more information. 



Volunteer Application Form