Volunteer Firefighter positions with Decatur Fire Department are available! We are currently accepting applications for our Spring 2018 Cadet
Academy. Thank you for your interest!

Decatur Fire Department volunteers receive: 

  •  Free Training 
  • Continuing Education 
  • Professional Development 
  • Shift Assignments 
  • Career Guidance 
  • Free SFFMA Membership
  • LODD Insurance 
  • Physical Fitness Training

Our volunteer members are required to work 3 or 4 mandatory 12-hour shifts per month. This shift based response allows anyone from the surrounding travel area to be an active member. Each applicant must pass a Physical Ability Test (PAT), Background Check, and Interview to become a Cadet. Then you will be required to complete our Cadet Academy to be offered a Probationary Firefighter position within our department. 
Volunteer Applicants are urged to visit the fire station to receive application assistance and/or to discuss the process of becoming a volunteer firefighter. If necessary, completed applications can be faxed to 940-627-6014 or emailed to

We look forward to visiting with you about your future in the fire service!

Download an application 

Click here for more information on our Volunteer Program 

Click here for detailed information about the Application Process 

Click here for requirements on our Physical Ability Testing (PAT) 


Contact Us:
ire Department
1705 S. State Street
Decatur, TX 76234


24 hours/day, 7 days/week 

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday