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College (Associate) Membership

College Membership (deemed associate membership by the by-laws) is designed for those who currently belong to a fire department at home, but inhabit the IFA's service area in a temporary housing situation such as dorms or rentals while attending one of the areas schools or universities.


Applicants are required to have completed the Essentials of Firefighting series or the Interior Firefighter Module prior to submitting an application

Those wishing to apply can fill out an application and submit it in person or via mail:

Indiana Fire Association

C/O Membership

501 Philadelphia Street

Indiana, PA 15701

It is encouraged that college applicants submit a letter of recommendation from the chief or a line officer from their home department along with the application.

For Security Purposes, please submit all applications in an opaque envelope.

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