Become a Volunteer Firefighter


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Did you know over 80% of all fire protection in the US is provided by volunteers???

Timberline Fire Protection District is a combination agency consisting of career, part-time and volunteer personnel. Our services simply could not be provided without our volunteer members. Volunteering is an exciting and rewarding option to give back to your community, meet new friends, gain incredible skills and experiences.

No experience is necessary, we provide you with access to training to become a certified emergency responder. We provide training in structural fire, wild land fire, emergency medical response, hazardous materials and technical rescue.We provide you will all the necessary equipment and tools. We understand everyone has obligations in life and we are flexible and understanding of other commitments.

As a member of the Timberline Fire Protection District you have opportunity to respond to a variety of emergencies.

Interested in applying?

If you have heard enough and can't wait to start the application process here are the steps:

  1. Complete the volunteer application form and motor vehicle record release form: TIMBERLINE APP
  2. Complete the motor vehicle records relase: MVR 2016.pdf
  3. Provide a copy of your current, valid drivers license.

Complete the forms with your signature and return forms to our offices by these any of these means:

Scan and Email -

Fax - (303) 582-3481


Timberline Fire Protection - Recruitment
660 Highway 46
Black Hawk, CO 80422

Once your application is received it will be reviewed. If approved, you will be contacted for the next steps to get you involved in the organization and start your journey developing into one of the nations premier emergency responders.

The Heart of a Fire Fighter

Timberline works alongside our nations finest responders. Join our team!


Serving our Neighbors at Home

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Team firefighting training
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Cabin burning
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Helicopter fill-up at lake