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Unfortunately, the 2020 Portland Metro Fire Camp for Young Women had to be canceled due to health concerns in the wake of the COVID-19 virus.

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Updated August 25, 2022

Fire Camp

Are you a young woman between the ages of 16 and 22? Want to learn about a career in firefighting? Apply for the Portland Metro Fire Camp for women.
Portland Fire & Rescue's Training Academy is demanding, both mentally and physically. Firefighter recruits should not expect to get into shape at the academy; they should come prepared for the physical fitness required.
Portland Fire & Rescue’s Recruit Academy is a nationally recognized program. The Recruit Academy includes comprehensive classroom instruction and high-level training in the latest firefighting techniques and equipment use.
Updated September 19, 2022
The video below explains how to apply for firefighter positions at PF&R
Become a partner with emergency service providers in your neighborhood by getting involved with the Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET)
Receive information about openings for entry level firefighter positions.
PF&R is dedicated to dismantling institutional barriers based on race, gender, disability, and sexual orientation and addressing those societal patterns that interfere with equitable City service delivery to all communities in Portland.
Watch these short videos featuring our Health and Wellness Coordinator Jessica Cone on how to train like a firefighter.
Update: June 22, 2022
Due to the recommendations from the Oregon Health Authority and Multnomah County Health Department, Portland Fire & Rescue will be temporarily suspending the ride along program. We apologize for the inconvenience and will post an update when the ride along program resumes.

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