ISLAND CITY:  Firefighting recruit academy

ISLAND CITY: Firefighting recruit academy

With a shortage of emergency responders in the local area, the La Grande Rural Fire Protection District will be starting a new firefighter recruit academy in the coming weeks for adding new members. Craig Kretschmer Fire Chief of the La Grande Rural Fire Protection District said if you are interested in fighting fires, emergency medical response or both, the department invite interested persons to pick up an application at 10200 S. McAlister Road in Island City or call 541-963-6895.