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Event Looks to Increase Volunteer Firefighters

Fourth Annual ’RecruitNY’ Weekend April 26-27.

Event Looks to Increase Volunteer Firefighters

April 25, 2014

SOUTHERN TIER (WENY) -- Most volunteer fire departments across the state are struggling when it comes to getting workers but this weekend aims to bring in a new crop.
     Local fire departments will open their doors to people Saturday and Sunday in hopes of recruiting new members. This is the fourth year of Recruit NY and nearly 600 departments are involved.
     People get a chance to see what its really like to be a firefighter and maybe join up that day for more information head to http://www.recruitny.org/.