To become a firefighter in the state of Indiana
You must be a U.S. Citizen You must be over 18 years of age
You must live within a reasonable distance of the fire station
You must pass a physical exam
You must have a driver’s license and a social security card
You must have a clean background
You must complete all firefighting training such as mental evaluations.
Some counties may be different additional requirement may be needed to become a firefighter.
Additional information. Firemen earn different salaries depending on location.
I know Firefighters who salary range from 24k a year to well over six figures depending on experience.
Typical firefighter training is from six weeks to six monthsagain state and county have different laws.
Firefighter training is extreme and fast paced so be ready! Unlike the movies,becoming a firefighter is hardwork.
You won’t be drinking beer or getting into fightsWhen you become a firefighter realize that you will work long hours, sometimes in very stressful environments. You will not only fight fires but also be on the scene for car accidents and Firefighters are required at many events. Children look to firefighters as role models Not everyone will become a firefighter