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Annual effort underway to recruit volunteer firefighters

Annual effort underway to recruit volunteer firefighters

April 25, 2019 07:19 AM

Volunteer fire departments around the Capital Region are getting ready for a big push this weekend to get new members. 

Getting new members has been a problem for volunteer departments for years now. 

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Volunteer fire departments across the state will open their doors for "Recruit New York" weekend. It's an effort to educate people about what it takes to become a volunteer firefighter.

This is the ninth annual year for the recruiting event.

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