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Recreational Camp Fires

Recreational Camp Fires

What is the code for an outdoor fireplace/pit in Fort Wayne?  Click here to learn the city's ordinance.

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Severe Weather Preparedness

Severe Weather Preparedness

Before the Storm - To prepare for…

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In Case of a Tornado

In Case of a Tornado

  Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. Spawned from powerful thunderstorms, tornadoes can cause fatalities and devastate a neighborhood in seconds. A tornado appears…

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Cooking Safety Tips

Cooking Safety Tips

It's a recipe for serious injury or even death to wear loose clothing (especially hanging sleeves), walk away from a cooking pot on the stove, or leave flammable…

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Fire Safety in Dry Conditions

Fire Safety in Dry Conditions

DRY CONDITIONS LENDS ITSELF TO HIGH FIRE RISK The Fort Wayne Fire Department Reminds…

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Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Carbon Monoxide safety tips Often called the silent…

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Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

Smoke alarms save lives. Studies demonstrate that smoke alarms save more lives than any other fire prevention measure.  Smoke alarms provide the earliest warning of both fire and smoke. …

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FWFD is Hiring

The FWFD is Hiring

Thank you for your interest in the the Fort Wayne Fire Department (FWFD).  Beginning August 18, 2015,  the FWFD will accept applications for Firefighter positions.  We are seeking qualified applicants who will be committed to the public safety of the Fort Wayne Community.  APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED BEGINNING August 18, 2015 until 4 p.m. EST. on September 25, 2015.

The Fort Wayne Fire Department is hiring 15 firefighters.  All information and directions relating to the hiring process can be found on our website at www.FortWayneFireDepartment.org.

First Step - Applications:

  • Applications are AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY August 18 - September 25th.
  • Applications can BE COMPLETED  AND SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY.
  • Completed applications must be submitted by September 25th by 4 p.m. EST.
  • Late applications WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Click here for access to the application.

Application/Internet Access:

Access to the Internet and to computer terminals may be found at City of Fort Wayne Human Resource Department's  Job Kiosk between the hours of 8 a.m.  - 5 p.m. Citizens Square 200 East Berry Street, Suite 370 Fort Wayne, IN  46802

Local libraries also have Internet access.  Check with your local library branch for their individual hours.

Applicants who successully submit an application by the deadline will take the Written Test/CPAT Orientation on Saturday, September 26, 2015 beginning at 8 a.m.  A tutoring session for the written exam will be available on September 12, 2015.  Click here for more information.

Ask a Firefighter

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Latest Activities

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  • Dispatched & canceled en route - FIRE
    September 03, 2015 - 15:34:40
    DUPONT RD
  • Vehicle accident, general cleanup
    September 03, 2015 - 15:19:23
    DEVONSHIRE DR
  • Medical assist, assist EMS crew
    September 03, 2015 - 13:07:43
    KINGSTON PT
  • Medical assist, assist EMS crew
    September 03, 2015 - 12:42:40
    ANTHONY BLVD
  • Special type of incident, Other
    September 03, 2015 - 12:09:09
    EVANS ST