BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Fire Department (BRDF) is in need of firefighters and is inviting qualified individuals to join its special fast track hiring initiative. 

According to BRFD’s official Facebook Page, people with Firefighter 1, Firefighter 2, Emergency Medical Technician, Hazardous Materials Awareness, and Hazardous Materials Operations certifications can apply for BRFD’s Fast Track Hiring program, which is designed to expedite the hiring process for experienced/certified individuals.

Those who qualify can become firefighters without attending BRFD’s Fire Academy. 

Any interested applicants should call the Fire Department at (225) 354-1400 for additional information.

The deadline to apply is June 20, and the projected start date for the program is July 2.