How to Join GFD

To Become a Member:

If you are interested in volunteer for the City of Goldendale Fire Department, please contact us to schedule a visit.. You will be asked to complete a Member Application form. Applicants are subject to a background check.

Physical agility is required. A physical exam may be required. Once accepted training requirements must be completed before issuance of gear and approval to respond on calls.


To maintain your firefighter status you are expected to attend 50% of the trainings and to make at least 25% of the calls.