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Fargo Fire Department seeks energetic, passionate recruits for challenging career

Fargo, North Dakota – Firefighting is undeniably one of the most challenging professions, demanding courage, resilience, and a deep-seated desire to protect and save lives.

The Fargo Fire Department is currently on the lookout for such exceptional individuals to join their ranks.

New recruits will undertake the comprehensive 16-week Fargo Fire Academy program, which encompasses daily physical workouts and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training. The department is actively seeking applicants from diverse backgrounds, including women.

To be eligible for a position as a Fargo firefighter, applicants must be at least 18 years of age, possess a driver’s license, and have completed 60 college credit hours in any field of study.

Assistant Fire Marshal Dawn Stollenwerk encourages those with a passion for community service, an active lifestyle, and a strong team spirit to apply: “If you have a passion to serve your community, if you stay active, energetic, and like to work for a team, we want you to apply to the fire department.”

Two recruitment sessions will be hosted by the Fargo Fire Department – one on Wednesday at 6 p.m. and another on May 16th at Station 4, situated at 2701 1st Avenue North. Prospective participants are requested to register in advance by emailing FFD Division Chief Craig Nelson at [email protected].

Applications are now open until May 12, and interested candidates can find the application form on the Fargo Fire Department’s official webpage.

Mitch Havens

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