West Point Fire Department Looking To Hire Amid National Firefighter Shortage

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) – A firefighter shortage across the nation is impacting departments in our area. One north Georgia department is dealing with getting people in the door while doing its best to accommodate its rapidly growing community.

“It takes someone with a special heart and desire to want to help your fellow man.”, said West Point Fire Chief Derick Staley. “It’s a dying breed, as sad as that is to say.”

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