Volunteer fire department; fire department

In Bavaria, around 320,000 volunteer firefighters in approximately 7,500 volunteer fire departments in Bavarian cities and communities take care of fire protection. Seven professional fire departments and more than 200 plant and company fire departments also fight against the red rooster.

Description

Prerequisites

For volunteer firefighting service:

  • All suitable persons may perform firefighting service in the municipality where they have a residence and in the municipality where they have regular employment or training, and in special cases in the respective neighboring municipalities.
  • Age: between the completed 18th and the completed 65th year of life.

For volunteer firefighting service as a firefighter candidate:

  • All suitable persons may perform firefighting service in the municipality where they have a residence and in the municipality where they have regular employment or training, and in special cases also in the respective neighboring municipalities.
  • Age: between the completed 12th and the completed 18th year of age.

Status:02.08.2023

Responsible for editing:Bayerisches Staatsministerium des Innern, für Sport und Integration

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