What do volunteer firefighters do?
City and Rural Roads – Over 95% of volunteer firefighters protect smaller rural towns across the country.
Structure Fires – There were over 1.3 million building structure fires in 2015.
Rural Fires – Volunteer firefighters work the majority of fires in woodlands, wildlands, and other hard to reach areas.
Oil Well Fires – These brave volunteers also respond to oil well fires that burn so hot that dashboards can melt in in cars 500 feet away from the flame.
Storm Rescue – After big storms, volunteer firefighters are always ready to assist tornado and flood victims.
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Firefighters are volunteers