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Welcome to the 1-800-FIRE-LINE web site! 1-800-FIRE-LINE is a national campaign to help recruit both first responders and support (Fire Corps) volunteers in the fire and emergency medical services. Use the options below to become a volunteer in the emergency services, access resources for implementing and marketing the campaign in your state or locality, and find out more about 1-800-FIRE-LINE.

Volunteer with your local department as a firefighter or EMT.

Volunteer with your local department in a non-emergency role.  

Fire/EMS Departments and State Fire Associations: Find resources for implementing the 1-800-FIRE-LINE campaign in your community or state. Learn about the history of 1-800-FIRE-LINE and find frequently ask questions.