Thank you for your interest in volunteering witht he Burkburnett Volunteer Fire Department. Below is an overview of the application process and some of the benifits of being a Burkburnett Volunteer Firefighter!


1: Complete the application and submit via download application and email to, or download application and mail to:

Burkburnett Fire Department

Attn: Membership Committee

100 Tommy Thornton Way

Burkburnett TX, 76354

2: Background Investigation

3: Pre-employment interview

4: Majority vote by active department members during a scheduled business meeting

5: Pre-employment physical and drug screen


1: A person applying for membership must be 18 years of age, who is of good moral character, free from any infirmity which would prevent their performing any duties assigned.

2: Valid drivers license

3: Clear criminal history and driving status

4: High school diploma or GED

5: Completion of probatinary fire academy

6: Attend 25% of call volume and 5 hours of training per quarter.


1: Membership in a professional organization

2: Access to city workout facilities

3: Certification Training

4: Pension

5: Discounts through State Firemen's and Fire Marshals Association (SFFMA)

6: Community Involvement

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