Interested in Firefighting?
Whether you are already certified or do not have any prior experience, Pecan Grove Volunteer Fire Department (PGVFD) has an opportunity for you.
PGVFD provides all of the training you need to become State Firemen's & Fire Marshals' Association (SFFMA) certified as a firefighter in Texas. The PGVFD hosts a recruit academy every year which starts from the ground up in both classroom and hands-on training. Individuals with prior firefighting experience may not have to attend the academy and will be handled case by case.
Benefits of Membership
Frequent access to CPR Training (AHA Health Care Provider Level)
Excellent support for the department's rescue and EMS elements
Positive working relationship with area law enforcement agencies to better assure personal safety
Department insurance will pay for medical expenses if you are injured in the line of duty
Enjoy the excitement and personal satisfaction of being a part of an emergency services team. Get to do what others only see on TV!
More than a Firefighter
In addition to fire suppression, firefighters at PGVFD do much more than simply fight fires. Our personnel are also highly utilized in EMS and rescue operations. Our engine companies are dispatched to every EMS call and our firefighters may need to use their entire skill set in a single shift!
If firefighting is not your thing, we still have a spot for you! Click on the Support tab below to see details.