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The North River Fire Department is now looking for new recruits!

Have you always thought of joining the fire department? Joining the NRFD is a great way to give back to your community, get some amazing training, and join an even better team!

We are looking for candidates that meet the following criteria..

  • Must be 19 years of age.
  • Attend training/meeting nights every Tuesday evening.
  • Meet the the physical requirements. Firefighting can be strenuous and requires good physical fitness. Members need to be able to raise ground ladders, hoist equipment, climb stair wells, drag water filled hose lines, operate equipment and perform a variety of other tasks, all while under the stress of an emergency situation and wearing up to 60 lbs (27 Kgs) of personal protective equipment.
  • Respond to emergency calls.
  • Live in the NFRD coverage district.

Communities in our district are

Cornwall, Meadowbank, Kingston, Clyde-River, New Haven/Riverdale, Miltonvale Park, Winsole North + South, Darlington, Hartsville, Brackley, North Wilshire, Hampshire, Warren Grove, Bonshaw, West River, Afton


If you are interested in applying please fill out the application. Applications can be dropped off at the fire hall, at our open house on October 14th 2017, or at our orientation night.

We will be having an orientation night for anyone who has any questions or may be interested in joining on October 16th at 7:00PM

Application deadline is November 3rd 2017

NRFD Firefighter Application FormĀ