March 15, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Firefighter Agility Training March 15-17

The media is invited to observe the firefighter candidate physical agility testing, which will be held on March 15, 16 and 17 at Old Fire Station No. 6 on the corner of Campbell Avenue and Catalpa Street.

The candidates will be evaluated on their ability to complete a timed course consisting of several elements that will test their strength and agility. Those elements include tasks such as dragging a hose line, raising a ladder, climbing stairs, and dragging a weighted manikin.

For more information or to schedule a time to visit the site, contact the Springfield Fire Department at (417) 864-1500.

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Springfield Fire Department

830 Boonville Ave., P.O. Box 8368, Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1500 • FAX: 417-864-1505 • springfieldmo.gov/fire