Ride Along / Observer Program
Firefighter Ride Along Program:
The Ocean City Fire Department has a Ride Along program for eligible firefighters staying or visiting the Ocean City area. In order to ride along, you must be 18 years of age or older and have proof of training or qualification equivalent to the Maryland Fire I Certification. Firefighters participating in the Ride Along ride out of Headquarters and perform Exterior Firefighting Operations only.
EMS Observer Rider Program:
The Career Division offers an EMS Observer Rider program. In order to ride along, you must be 16 years of age or older. Anyone under the age of 18 must have parental consent. Those participating in the EMS Observer Program ride out of Headquarters and must wear long pants, closed toe shoes, and a professional shirt. Riders are there for observation only.