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Posted on: January 26, 2023

How to be a hero: The first steps to become a Billings Firefighter

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Often hailed as heroes of the community, but what does it take to get there? 

The Billings Fire Department seeks new candidates annually for possible job openings to fill these vital roles within our community. 


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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Billings Fire Department trains on new life-saving equipment for Mobile Response Team


The Billings Fire Department’s Mobile Response Team has some of the latest technology in tow, thanks in part to a grant from Phillips 66.

The grant funded two AutoPulse Resuscitation Systems from ZOLL Medical. The department also purchased an X Series Card...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

AMR Billings & City/County dispatch center strengthens communications through streamlined system


American Medical Response Billings and the Billings City/County Dispatch Center have strengthened communications through CAD-to-CAD in November of 2022. This system, which stands for Computer-Aided Dispatch, simply means AMR receives the same emergency di...

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Posted on: February 22, 2023

City of Billings launches NEW Map Library with Improved Functionality and Ease of Navigation

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Sure… Google maps may be impressive, but it can't do EVERYTHING. 

You won't find garbage pickup routes, snow plowing progress, current road closures, public safety information, zoning, election districts, etc. ...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

11 new firefighters graduate from Billings Fire Department recruit academy


On Tuesday afternoon, the Billings Fire Department held a graduation ceremony for its 11 newest firefighters, and one new Lockwood Firefighter. 

Over the past 14 weeks, the recruits went through various lessons and scenarios like live fire trainin...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

2021 Annual Report

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The Billings Fire Department is proud to present their performance of 2021. You are invited to browse the outcomes of the hard work of the men and women of the department.

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

CPSM Operational and Administrative Analysis


From the Executive Summary:

The Center for Public Safety Management, LLC (CPSM) was retained by the City of Billings to conduct an Operational and Administrative Analysis for its fire department, including a detailed review of department operations, its in...

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