Inside Laurel Rescue

LVRS Live-In Program

Become a "Pride of the North Side" Live-in Member

The Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad is an award winning, fast paced, urban department that responds to 500 working incidents each month and offers the experience of a lifetime in no time.

We offer a live in program that allows you to live at the fire station in exchange for participation and providing service to our community.

Amenities Include

Along with the other great perks and benefits of being an LVRS member, Live-in members also have access to the following amenities.

  • Quarters

    Private furnished room.

  • Technology

    Internet access via WiFi.

  • Accommodations

    Full Kitchen and Laundry Facilities.

  • Health


  • Entertainment

    High Definition Cable TV with Movie Channels and access to streaming services

  • Training

    Free nationally recognized training. In-station Preceptorship

  • Education

    Will help you apply for scholarships for certain Fire and EMS degrees. Access to multiple higher education facilities with accredited fire science and paramedic programs.

Live-In Program Information Basics

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be at least eighteen (18) yrs of age
  • Must be employed on a regular basis or attending school or both
  • Must hold a Maryland Emergency Medical Technician – Basic certification
  • Must be an active operational member of the Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad and PGFD

Duty Requirements:

  • Each live-in member must stand thirty six (36) hours of uniform duty on an designated volunteer duty period 3 volunteer duty periods a week.
  • Live-in members are expected to participate in all duty crew training and responsibilities on their assigned uniform duty period.
  • Live-in members will be assigned shifts on the Sunday duty rotation and be expected to be available on holidays and weekends when the PGFD paid crew is unavailable.
  • Live in candidates will have to sign a Live-in contract with more details