Sunday sweat session for would-be firefighters They marched into City Hall, 21 strong, ready to take the written exam in their quest to become members of the

shoulders ached, then negotiated their way in the dark through a “maze tunnel” with various bits of debris and wire traps ready to tangle them up if they lost their cool and panicked. The drills all simulate the kind of working conditions firefight- ers have to handle. The final cut will see nine new additions to the volunteer fire department roster for Clarence-Rock- land.

Clarence-Rockland Fire Department. A baker’s dozen moved on next door to the Rockland fire station to suit up and then sweat buckets in the cool Sunday air as they ran back and forth lugging coils of hose, walloped away with a sledgeham- mer on a big old rubber tire until their

Being a firefighter takes a lot of muscle, and endurance, to not just handle but also carry both the equipment and the heavy protective gear the job demands. About a dozen would-be recruits to the Clarence-Rockland volunteer firefighter roster learned just howmuch work is involved during a Sunday tryouts session.

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