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Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad In Need Of More Volunteers

GLOUCESTER-Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, Inc. is putting a call out for additional volunteers to meet the increased demand in services.

“Our call volume is constantly increasing and we are in search of new volunteers to join our dedicated team of Firefighters and EMTs,” a post on the squad’s Facebook page read on November 9.

The Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad Inc is a non-profit organization that provides fire and medical emergency services to residents of Gloucester County. The fire department began in 1937 and expanded to include EMS in 1968. There are roughly 175 members of the department.

The organization is looking for additional firefighters, medics, and drivers. Interested individuals must be at least 18 years old, have a clean driving record and no criminal record, and have a desire to help the community. Training is provided. The squad also has a junior cadet program for those who are 16 to 18.

For more specific requirements and to apply, visit the Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad website.

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