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Fire Department Has No Shortage of Job Applicants

The Arlington County Fire Department has quite a few positions to fill over the next year. Luckily, it has no shortage of applicants for those positions.

We’re told that about 800 people applied for ACFD’s latest recruitment class. Of those, several hundred are being invited to participate in a physical abilities test.

A recruitment class is expected to start at the training academy in June. Another recruitment class is expected to begin immediately after the first graduates in November. All told, the fire department expects to make 40 new hires this year.

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