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News Release
Gaston Fire District to Host Fire-Up Bootcamp - 07/12/21

On August 21st and 22nd, Gaston Fire District will be the host for a Fire-Up Bootcamp Academy. This is a two day event is a training oppurtunity for females that want to be in the fire service or are new to the fire service that want great training, networking and a great workout. Over the course of two days, antendees will be put through a mini fire academy that allows hands on training and techniques using firefighting gear, equipment and tools as well as physical fitness. The academy is instructed by female firefighters from various departments throughout the region, bringing a vast diversity of experience.

Attendees will participate in the following tasks:

  • Wearing firefighting equipment
  • Pulling and reloading fire hose and operating nozzles
  • Connecting to fire hydrants
  • Raising and lowering ladders
  • Using forcible entry tools
  • Cutting apart cars
  • Climbing a ladder truck

If you are 18 years or older and interested, visit to sign-up

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