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LOCAL CITIZENS LEARN FIREFIGHTER SKILLS IN WEEKLY ACADEMY SESSIONS

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A dozen Sioux City residents are learning what it’s like to be a firefighter over the next several weeks.

Deputy Fire Marshall Joe Rodriquez of Sioux City Fire Rescue says the 10th annual “Citizens Academy” just completed their third week:

OC……of it. :20

Each Thursday evening those taking part participate in “hands on” activities that firefighters do every day as part of their job:

OC…………side as well. :15

Priscilla Forsyth is a local attorney who is learning firefighter skills:

OC…………a good time. :10

And she has added respect for what those firefighters do through experiencing those duties herself:

OC………….it’s great. ;12

The Citizen’s Fire Academy runs for nine weeks.