Internship Program


The Program

The Fitchburg Fire Department is a combination (career and paid-on-call) fire department staffed by approximately 80 members including six student interns.

The FFD serves a diverse population of almost 30,000 residents and over 900 businesses in 35.2 square miles of urban and rural areas.

We operate 3 Engine Companies, 1 Truck Company, 1 Heavy Rescue, 2 Tenders, 1 Brush Truck, 1 Air/Light/Rehab vehicle and 1 ATV, as well as several command cars, all out of three firehouses.

We provide the following services: Fire Suppression, Fire Prevention, Vehicle Extrication, Technical Rescue, Public Education and Basic EMS first-response (non-transport) to our community. In 2020, we responded to over 1,927 incidents including 29 structure fires, several vehicle extrications, and numerous other requests for emergency services.

How to Apply

For more information about the program please check out the Intern Program Brochure, or you may contact Chad Grossen, Deputy Chief of Operations: He may also be reached by telephone at 608-270-7044.