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Local Volunteer Fire & Emergency Open Houses set this weekend

by Marianne Christy

If you have ever thought about becoming a volunteer firefighter, emergency medical responder, a driver, or social member of the Otter Lake, Old Forge, or Woodgate Fire Departments, stop by the respective fire houses on Saturday, April 23 or Sunday, April 24 as the departments take part in Recruit NY. Continue reading

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Otter Lake and Old Forge fire departments seeking new volunteers; informational open houses set this weekend

The Otter Lake and Old Forge Fire Departments will open their doors to area residents this weekend so they can learn about what it takes to be a volunteer firefighter in their community as part of the fourth annual Recruit NY statewide initiative. Otter Lake Fire Drills

Over the last several years, it has been tough for many fire departments throughout New York State to recruit and retain volunteers for a variety of reasons.  Continue reading

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