Firefighter Visits and Station Tours

    Basic Information for all Firefighter Visits

    • Children must be ages 5 or older to participate.
    • Firefighter visits must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance and not more than 2 months in advance.
    • Firefighter visits last 20-40 minutes.
    • Groups may schedule one visit per day, per fire station.  If you have more than one group, please submit a separate request for each group on different days.
    • Visits may not be scheduled earlier than 9:00 a.m.
    • The firefighter visit may be cancelled at the last minute with no notification due to emergency response or firefighter training activities.

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    Firefighter Visit Options

    You may choose Option A or Option B.  Be sure to select the option that is most appropriate for your group.

    Option A – Visit a Fire Station

    • Maximum number of participants is 25 (includes chaperones)
    • Requires 1 chaperone for every 5 children.  Fire stations are active places for firefighter work.  This must be kept in mind when touring the station.  Appropriate ratios of children to chaperones are required. 

    Option B – Firefighters Visit You

    • Minimum group size is 10.
    • A parking area must be provided where the fire truck can get in and out quickly in the event of an emergency.
    • An adequate number of chaperones must be present to quickly clear children from the fire truck if there is an emergency. 

    For more information, Email the Fire Marshal’s Division.