Welcome to the Philadelphia Fire Department (PFD).
Current Non-Officer Vacancy Lists
In Memory of Retired Fire Commissioner Harold Hairston for his Dedication & Service
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The Philadelphia Fire Department
will be accepting applications
beginning July 18, 2016 for the positions of Firefighter. The City of Philadelphia does periodically accept applications throughout the year for Fire Service Paramedic. Please continue to check the City's website for announcement information.
The FIRE ACADEMY trains men and women to work in various positions within the Department.
The Fire Department has some important news on Performance Measures, Customer Service Standards and Budgetary Impacts.
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TIPLINE: Citizens can reach the text tipline number which is PPD TIP or 773847is tipline with any mobile device and the tips will be sent to the PPD who will immediately route it to the Fire Department to assist viewers with anonymous tips concerning arson related fires for immediate follow up. The PPD text tipline is not for emergencies, but can be used to pass along information to the Philadelphia Fire Department. This tipline is part of the City’s ongoing efforts to reduce arson related fires. We in the Fire Department and are using as many tools as possible so citizens can easily reach out to the Fire Department to report arson related fires, reducing these types of fires and potential deaths. We would like to encourage Philadelphians to save this number in their phones. If you know something, say something. The Fire Department needs partnership with our communities and neighborhoods to keep our houses safe. We will reduce these fires in our city only if residents and the Fire Department work together. The PPD tipline is active and currently accepting tips. After sending a text, the sender will receive the message, “Your message has been received – thank you. We will contact you if further information is needed. If this is a true emergency, dial 911.