The Dodd J. Miller Training Center is located at 5000 Dolphin Road. The Training Center was completed in 1987 and contains 17,000 square feet of classrooms, an apparatus room, and offices. In addition, there is a driving course, a flashover chamber, a railroad tank car, a 7 story commercial simulator, a 3 story open drill tower, and residence simulator.
The Clothing and Supply Section is responsible for quartermaster services including firefighter personal protective ensembles, uniforms, fire station supplies, emergency medical supplies and pharmaceuticals. This section is in a 20,200 sq. ft. facility.


Dallas Fire-Rescue Recruiters are responsible for processing candidates for all uniformed Trainee Fire Rescue Officers (TFRO) and Trainee Fire Prevention Officers (TFPO) for employment. Our Recruiters oversee an eight-week training and mentoring program, to prepare TFRO applicants for the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT). Recruiters are currently processing approximately 400 TFRO, and 299 TFPO applicants. Additionally, Recruiters serve as a public face for DFR, through participation in area public schools Career Days and local Job/Career Fairs.

Candidates Attending Dolphin Road
Job Fair

Firefighter Demonstrating Hose
Pull for CPAT

Girl Scouts Attending Women's Day
at Dolphin Road Career Fire


Attention all 2015 Trainee Fire and Rescue Officer candidates. Download and print all of the above documents, complete each form, sign and return to Dallas Fire-Rescue Recruiting, 5000 Dolphin Rd, Bldg. A, Rm. 135 Dallas, TX 75223. IMPORTANT: THE PERSONAL HISTORY PACKET MUST BE RETURNED TO THE ABOVE ADDRESS OR POST MARKED NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m. On March 31, 2015. You can hand deliver, or if you choose to mail your documents, we recommend purchasing some form tracking or receipt to confirm the post mark date and time. You can submit all you documents, DO NOT DELAY IN RETURNING YOUR PERSONAL HISTORY PACKET BY THE ABOVE DEADLINE.

Included in the attached documents is a Hiring Timeline which may assist you in keeping track of your status throughout the testing and hiring process.

Good luck.
DFR Recruiters

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