Polk County in need of firefighters

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POLK COUNTY, Mo. — The fire department in Polk County has started a recruitment drive.

The county needs more firefighters.

If you’re interested, there’s a lot of information about the department on joinpolkfire.com and on facebook.

The website says all training to become a firefighter is free.

Plus, the county teaches how to become an EMT or tanker driver.

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