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Live-in firefighters respond to the call

March 5, 2021 Digital Media Exclusive

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Adams Area Fire District volunteer firefighter Gary McCormick helps strap junior firefighter Cody Safreed to a board during a rescue drill March 2.

Adams Area Fire District responds to 800 calls a year.

That works out to be about 15 calls per week.

Since the district's roughly 45 active volunteer firefighters are parents, students and business professionals, the emergency workload can be overwhelming.

That's why the district's forefathers took steps to develop a live-in firefighter program, according to fire Chief Tim Llewellyn.

“They all started to look around and explore other things,” Llewellyn said. “The education of the firefighter never seems to stop.”

Read more in Sunday's Butler Eagle.

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