Protecting what you call home.


Southwest Polk Fire is dependent on its citizens to fill the ranks of volunteers at the Rickreall and Dallas stations. To volunteer, please contact us to get more information.


  • Must be 16 to participate as a junior firefighter. Juniors must be enrolled in school with above a 2.0 or have a GED/high school diploma
  • Must be 18 with a high school diploma or GED to participate as a firefighter
  • Must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation.
  • Must have a valid Oregon driver’s license
  • Must be able to pass a basic physical fitness test
  • Must successfully complete the Volunteer Academy and a six (6) month probationary period.
  • Successful completion of the six (6) month probationary period will include required skills completion, documented via the Volunteer Firefighter Taskbook.
  • Must work or reside in the District boundaries