Internship Program


The Program

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

The department serves a diverse population of more than 28,000 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, Public Education and Basic EMS first-response (non-transport) to our community. In 2019, we responded to over 2,090 incidents including 33 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 us at He may also be reached by telephone at 608-270-7070.