On any given day, we may fight structure fires, brush fires or car fires. We may respond to gas leaks, hazardous material spills, helicopter landing zones, motor vehicle accidents, EMS calls for injuries, illnesses and accidents.

The Gallatin Fire Protection District welcomes motivated individuals to apply to assist us in our mission of providing professional service to citizens of the District.

Most importantly, as a member in the Fire District you will be providing an incredibly vital community service to your family, friends, and neighbors. Beyond providing fire protection and other emergency services, the Fire District Personnel are very active within our community, each year we are out and engaged with the public through various events

Gallatin Fire Protection District is 100% Volunteer Firefighters.

Becoming a Volunteer Firefighter with the Fire District is very rewarding, yet very challenging and time consuming. You will get the opportunity to serve the citizens of your community and to help protect life and property.

Newly appointed Volunteer Firefighters will have to attend training classes to a specific level prior to responding to incidents. 

Gallatin Fire Protection District Volunteers meet monthly for drills, equipment and skills training, fire apparatus checks, and other specifically scheduled trainings. 


  • Must be a Citizen of the United States.
  • Must reside in the Fire District.
  • Must be a High School Graduate or possess a G.E.D. Certificate.
  • Valid Missouri driver's license.
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Not have been convicted of a Felony.
  • Good moral character.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.

Applications will be reviewed by the District and interviewed as needed to fill vacant positions. Applicants that are selected will have to complete and pass any testing or training deemed necessary by the District before becoming a Volunteer Firefighter.

Thank You for your interest.

            To Protect Life and Property...
We are Prepared, Courageous, Dedicated, and Safe

Interested in becoming a Volunteer Firefighter with Us?

Previous experience is not required but helpful in recruitment process.

Please print this application and return it by mail to:

Gallatin Fire Prot. District
PO Box 11
Gallatin  MO 64640

(or may be hand delivered to GFPD Firefighter)