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Volunteer Firefighter Shortage

A yellow hard hat on a brown and yellow fireman's suit.

In Ohio, 70% of the fire services to residents are provided by volunteers. However, these volunteer fire departments face a number of challenges. These include recruitment, retention, and training requirements.

We’ll look at the impact and changing role of volunteer fire departments in their communities.


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