Warren County fire department looking for volunteers

Several local volunteer fire departments gather for training exercise

WARREN COUNTY, Ohio (FOX19) - The fire chief of Massie Township says the department is looking for volunteers to help keep up operations.

“I have some people who don’t live out here in the community that come and volunteer their time and we’re always looking for volunteers, so if you want to get started and want to help a community, come see me we’d love to put you on,” Massie Fire Chief Don Fugate said.

Firefighters and several volunteers got a chance to train inside a burning house Saturday morning.

The owner of the house, who bought the land to start a tree nursery, says he thought the house would be perfect for fire department training.

“It’s a win-win, we get the house down and garage down, and they get training and practice so,” Jeff Boos said.

The live burn training was cleared with the EPA.

Chief Fugate says they cover a lot of ground in Warren County. Along with volunteers, the department is always looking for donations to update their equipment.

If you’d like to help out, contact the Massie Fire Department.

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