Volunteer firefighters critical to fire protection

Jesup Fire Department firefighters Tyler Walker, Joshua Brothers and John Westberry demonstrate the process of donning protective gear for firefighting to a group of students who visited the fire station. The department has an active program to inform and motivate students about the opportunities for professional and volunteer firefighting in the county.
Legislation that would ease requirements for certification of volunteer firemen has passed the Georgia Senate unanimously, and local officials are hopeful the changes could help the county improve…

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