Canby Fire District Resident Firefighter Program
In 2007 Canby Fire District re-energized its resident firefighter program at the Lone Elder Fire Station, also know as Station #65, located on Hwy 170.
The goal of the resident firefighter program is to provide a “win win” environment for both the residents and the fire district. The resident wins because they receive an excellent environment to learn and apply the skills of firefighting and emergency medicine while living in a firehouse atmosphere. The fire district wins because it has a guaranteed resident living and pulling shift rotations at the rural fire station, adding critical capacity to the volunteer response out of the rural fire station.
The resident firefighter program is designed for career minded fire and EMS students who are attending college. The Fire District residents are provided with no-cost living quarters and up to $500 per term for tuition / books / fee reimbursement. The residents are required to work a minimum of ten, twelve-hour shifts (7pm to 7am) at Fire Station #65 per month. The Fire District residents are responsible for station upkeep, apparatus and grounds upkeep, weekly training, and emergency response. The residents also work closely with the Training Division and the career firefighters, and are eligible to work shifts at the main station too.
If you are interested in learning more about the Fire District’s resident program contact the Training Division at 503.266.5851 or Email email@example.com