Sample Parental Consent Form - Modify this form for use in your department. You should consult your department's legal counsel, insurance carrier, and state association regarding specific policies in your department and laws in your state.
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Each state has different regulations and laws concerning the activities in which youth fire service volunteers are allowed to participate. Information can generally be found by visiting your state's Department of Labor and investigating child labor laws. Your state fire association or State Fire Marshal's office is also a good source for information.