Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Fire department recruits youth

By CHARITY SMITH

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MARENISCO - The Marenisco Volunteer Fire Department is looking to grow its ranks and is aiming at getting young people interested in firefighting by sponsoring a Junior Cadet program.

The department is holding a series of firefighting training demonstrations for its cadets, ages 14 to 18. The next session is set for Aug. 5 at 5 p.m., and will feature a demonstration of firefighting techniques as well as a question and answer session.

Cadets meet once a week for about 2 to 4 hours to train to become firefighters. Cadets who complete the program are abl...

 
 
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