About Us

Junior Firefighter Program

Junior Firefighting program is a voluntary program under the direct supervision of OHFR personnel. It is designed for youth, 15-17 years of age, who are interested in learning about a career in the fire service. 

This fun, hands-on program provides participants with opportunities to increase their self-confidence and develop leadership skills through community-related activities. Any person of good moral character, physically sound, and who has reached between the ages of 15 – 17 may apply for a junior membership. All junior members shall adhere to the same general policies, rules, and regulations as the regular member.

Junior members shall remain in school and maintain a C average or above and or have a high school diploma equivalent. 

Each Junior will receive fire safety gear, books, training props, and material needed. 

Training will include; firefighting skills, hose lay evolutions, ladder techniques, salvage operations, wildland firefighting procedures, proper use of firefighting tools and equipment, breathing apparatus use, and other related subjects.  

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Junior members shall have all the rights of firefighters upon reaching the age of 18 and completion of the new member orientation process. 

Contact Us For An Application

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Better yet, see us in person!

We love our coummunity, so feel free to visit during normal business hours to get an application.

Oak Hill Fire & Rescue Protection Association, Inc.

2400 North Carolina Highway 181, Morganton, North Carolina 28655, United States

(828) 433-6100



7:00 am – 4:00 pm


7:00 am – 4:00 pm


7:00 am – 4:00 pm


7:00 am – 4:00 pm


7:00 am – 4:00 pm


7:00 am – 4:00 am


7:00 am – 4:00 pm