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Posted on: September 20, 2016

Springfield Fire Department Hosts 3rd Annual Girls on Fire Event



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

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 [email protected]

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