Burling­ton calls for vol­un­teer fire­fight­ers

The Hamilton Spectator - - LOCAL -

Burling­ton is look­ing for vol­un­teer fire­fight­ers.

Vol­un­teer fire­fight­ers are on call at all hours 365 days a year. They re­spond to sit­u­a­tions rang­ing from emer­gen­cies that threaten prop­erty, to large-scale com­mu­nity emer­gen­cies.

Ap­pli­cants must be at least 18 and pass med­i­cal and fit­ness as­sess­ments. Fire­fight­ers must also live within six min­utes of Sta­tion No. 5 at 2241 Kil­bride St., or within 20 min­utes of Sta­tion No. 1 at 1255 Fairview St.

An in­for­ma­tion ses­sion will be held Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. at Burling­ton Fire head­quar­ters, Sta­tion No. 1, 1255 Fairview St.

Burling­ton Fire will ac­cept on­line ap­pli­ca­tions from Aug. 15-26.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit burling­ton.ca/firevol.

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