Volunteer fire departments seek new members

April 26, 2018 06:48 PM

A statewide campaign called RecruitNY takes place this weekend.

Local volunteer fire departments will hold open houses on Saturday and Sunday.

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They say they need more than firefighters. They also need people with professional skills who can keep the books, interact with the media and help put on community events.

Right now, there are approximately 110,000 volunteer firefighters in New York state.

More information:

RecruitNY participation area


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