Bowie VFD is hosting a Retention and Recruitment Workshop on September 24th and 25th!

A number of training opportunities are available to Bowie VFD members:


The Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute offers an extensive schedule of classes in the Southern Maryland Region, which includes Prince George's County. Please see a station officer or your station chief to register for a class.

Volunteer Recruit School

Students must bring a copy of their IS-100 and IS-700 certificates (see Online Training below), a copy of their CPR card, and a signed Form # 4371, "Issuance of Personal Protective Equipment Request/Agreement". You will not be permitted to begin the class without these materials! Classes start promptly at the times indicated.

You may download copies of the VRS Student Manual (PDF) and the VRS Skill Drills Package (PDF) by following the links.

You must now sign-up for VRS using an online Google form.

 Schedule a Fit Test

Annual fit tests can be scheduled using the online fit testing scheduler.

Patient Refusal Training

Operational members -- firefighters and EMTs -- are required to complete online patient refusal training.

Online Training


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