Springfield Fire Department News Releases

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Springfield Fire Department Hosts 3rd Annual Girls on Fire Event

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield Fire Department will host the 3rd Annual Girls on Fire recruitment event on Saturday, September 24th. During the free event, attendees can participate in a variety of hands-on activities to get a taste of what it’s like to be a firefighter, get interview and resume advice, and learn firefighting techniques.

Throughout the day, participants can view a search and rescue demonstration, see live rappelling, practice handling a hose and raising a ladder and more.

When: Saturday, September 24
Two sessions available: 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. OR 12:20 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.Where: Springfield Regional Police and Fire Training Center, 2620 W. Battlefield Rd.
To register: Visit www.springfieldmo.gov/gof

The event is free and the first 50 who pre-register will receive a t-shirt.

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For media only: Media are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Fire and Life Safety Educator Cara Erwin at cerwin@springfieldmo.gov.

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