First full-time Fruitland, MO area firefighters take their shift

FRUITLAND, MO (KFVS) - Monday, June 4 marked a special day for the Fruitland Area Fire Protection District. The first full-time firefighters started their shift at 8 a.m.

According to district officials, for the next few weeks, they will be working and training from 8 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Officials said they trained on the deployment of an attack line, pump operations, and supplying the attack engine from a single tanker.

The teamwork and understanding what jobs to do made for a quick and smooth operation.

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