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How Do I

How do I become a firefighter?
How do I become a volunteer firefighter?

Becoming a Clark County volunteer firefighter is one of the most rewarding and selfless decisions you can make. The duties of a volunteer firefighter include putting out fires and performing a multitude of important tasks to keep others safe, maintain their equipment, and ensure the department can continue serving communities.

To better understand if becoming a volunteer firefighter is for you, ask yourself the questions below:

  • Are you willing to give up the occasional full night of rest or work long hours to help others?
  • Do you find it important to give back to the community in meaningful ways that pay it forward?
  • Are you looking for a community of others who enjoy helping people in times of fear or loss?

If you answered "yes" to these questions, you may be an excellent fit for a career as a Clark County Volunteer Firefighter. All volunteer firefighters are assigned to one of the following stations:

Trout Canyon

ST 70


ST 71


ST 75

Sandy Valley

ST 77


ST 78

Mountain Springs

ST 79

Blue Diamond

ST 80

Cold Creek

ST 82

Indian Springs

ST 83


ST 84

Minimum requirements for the volunteer firefighter position follow:

Education: H
igh School Diploma or GED equivalent
Licenses: Must possess a valid Class C Nevada driver's license 
Certifications: CPR, AED and EMT (Basic, Advanced, Paramedic)

Desirable Licenses/Certifications

  • Nevada Class B with F endorsement driver's license
  • Firefighter 1 (IFSAC)
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness (IFSAC)
  • Hazardous Materials Operations (IFSAC)

Pre-Volunteer Acceptance Testing 

  • Must successfully pass an oral interview
  • Must successfully pass a background investigation
  • Must successfully pass a physical examination
In addition to the above requirements, you must also be able to commit to 24 hours of volunteer service a month for a minimum of two (2) years.  For more information on the services volunteer firefighters perform or to apply, please visit the Volunteer Firefighter website

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer for the Clark County Fire Department.

Brian O'Neal,
Assistant Fire Chief "A-1"
Clark County Fire Department
4425 West Tropicana Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89131

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Office of Emergency Management - HazMat Response

Phone: (702) 455-5710

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How do I obtain a free smoke alarm with installation?

I Need to

I need to schedule a community event at my local fire station.
I need a copy of my incident report.
For a fee, you may obtain a copy of an incident report by submitting a completed Incident Report Request Form at the following site:
Incident Report Request Form
I need help with obtaining a KNOX Box.
General Information: 
Please review the following information:
Fax your request for a KNOXBOX to: 702-734-6111
I need to replace my smoke alarm.
I need to speak with a fire investigator.
Fire Investigations/Arson:  (702) 732-7949
I need a fire permit.
To inquire about obtaining a fire permit, contact Clark County Building & Fire Prevention at: 
Fire Permit Inquiry
Phone: 702-455-7316
File a fire code violation.
Options for disposal of ammunition.