PACIFIC COUNTY - Pacific County Fire District No. 1 is accepting applications for new volunteer firefighters. You only need the desire to help your community, and we will train you to be part of the Fire District No. 1 team. Once trained, you will respond with our team of emergency medical technicians, firefighters, and paramedics.

Applicants need be at least 18 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent with a valid driver's license, and pass the written and physical examination. The District will provide a free complete doctor's exam.

Pacific County Fire District 1 covers approximately 30 square miles and serves a population of over 6,000. During 2004, Fire District No. 1 will respond to over 2400 fire and medical emergencies from one of our two staffed stations or six satellite stations.

You can apply by calling 665-4451, or in person at 26110 Ridge Ave. in Ocean Park. To see more of the Fire District No.1 activities, visit us on the Web at; www.pcfd1.org.

Applications must be submitted no later than Dec. 31, to be considered for the 2005 Recruit Academy.

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