NSW Rural Fire Service Control Centre
Becoming a volunteer firefighter is easier than most people think. Bellingen Rural Fire District offer training ranging from bush firefighting, village firefighting and first aid to breathing apparatus operation.
We don’t just offer firefighting roles, we have a multitude of areas that require volunteers. Communications, catering, logistics, planning and aviation support are critical there is a job for nearly everyone in the RFS.
We rely heavily on the support of people from all backgrounds and cultures in our community. The people that make up our Service are as different as the society that we protect.
The minimum age to join the Rural Fire Service as a volunteer is 16.