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Join the Marion Fire Department

The Marion Fire Department invites you to join us and become a Marion Volunteer Firefighter. If you would like to join the Fire Department, please contact the Fire Chief, or any of the other volunteer firefighters.

Benefits of becoming a volunteer firefighter:

  • Get paid for responding to fires
  • Contributions towards retirement
  • Disability insurance

To become a firefighter for the City of Marion you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a high school graduate
  • Live within the city limits of Marion, or within a 3 mile radius of the city
  • Maintain minimum physical fitness standards
  • Complete Firefighter I class within one year of joining the fire department
  • Complete a defensive driving course within one year of joing the fire department

Once you have expressed a desire to join the fire department, you will meet with the membership committee, who will make a recommendation on your membership. The fire department will then vote on your membership. Once accepted into the fire department, you will begin familiarization training with the vehicles and equipment and begin responding to fire calls.

To remain an active member of the fire department you must:

  • Attend a minimum of 75% of the regular meetings
  • Receive 24 hours of training per year
  • Respond to a minimum of 25% of fire runs per year
  • Complete a defensive driving course every two years

Contact the Fire Chief

The Fire Chief of the Marion Fire Department is Mike Regnier. You can call the City Building, at 620-382-3703, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM to set up an appointment to meet with him. You can also send a fax to 620-382-3993.

You may also contact him by email at

If this is an emergency, please call 911.