Whether you'ryou're looking to help your community, explore a new career, or looking for education, Dunklin Fire Rescue District is the place for you. Our members are family, and work to not only help our citizens, but keep each other safe.
We offer several benefits to our members, including but not limited to:
-Free EMT Certification
-Yearly Tax Credit
Our members are dedicated to serving their community, and are everyday people like you. They work normal jobs, but are ready to help at a moments notice on a strangers worst day.
Starting as a Junior in 2008, Chief Scott received all his introductory fire training at DFRD. He is now a contract Fire Captain/Paramedic for the US Government.
Chief Creamer started in 2007 as a junior. He is now a Fire Specialist at Greenville City Fire Department, and a member of the Greenville County Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Team.
Captain Hatcher started in 2004 and is now employed with the City of Mauldin Fire Department as a Engineer.
Sean Chase started at DFRD in 2013 at the age of 27, and was the first to be sponsored for our EMT program. He now works for GHS Mobile Care and is also a member of the Special Response Team for infectious disease transport, thanks to HAZMAT training also provided by DKFD.
FF Camp started as a junior, and took full advantage of the program from the moment he walked into the door, becoming fully certified before graduating high school. He was recently employed by the city Fountain Inn Fire Department.
FF Davis started out as a junior, and took as many classes as he could. He also participated and passed our inhouse EMT program. He is now a employed by Canebrake Fire Department full time as a Shift Leader.
Anyone aged 14 and up without any major medical issues, and who can perform work under harsh conditions, and lives within 8 miles of any of our 3 stations.
Yes! We provide all the training needed to not only help you excel as a volunteer, but can provide enough training to get you hired on at a paid department.
We have that too! We offer our members free medical training, starting with CPR and First Aid, then moving up to Emergency Medical Responder, and ending with Basic Emergency Medical Technician.
We ask that you give us one day a month, and a few Saturdays a year. All of the certification classes are scheduled throughout different times of the year, and are anywhere between 40 to 140 hours.
We will review your application, and it we decide your a good fit, we will contact you to set up an orientation.