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Applications now Available for Marion's Citizens' Fire Academy

Post Date:02/18/2015 2:38 PM

For the third year, the Marion Fire Department is providing residents with a unique way of experiencing the firefighting career through the Citizens' Fire Academy. The academy includes hands-on experiences provided by multiple instructors. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and reside within the Marion fire response district.

The academy will be held every Thursday night from 6– 9 p.m. from April 16 to June 21 at Fire Station 2, located at 3933 Katz Dr.

Applications are now available. They can be obtained at Fire Station 2 and online. Class size is limited.

A $20 fee will help offset material costs. Applications are due by March 19.

Contact the Marion Fire Department at 319-377-8237 for more information. To better understand the nature of firefighting and the hazards and rewards that go along with it, consider participating in this hands-on educational experience.

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