Volunteer firefighters needed in Cortez

Have you wanted to have a positive impact on those in your community? Now is your chance.

The Cortez Fire Protection District is accepting applications for volunteer firefighters.

If you want to give back to your community, and a sense of dedication, the district wants to train you to safely aid in the mitigation of various emergencies.

Candidates must pass a three-phase testing process including a written exam, physical-ability test, and an interview.

Candidates must be at least 18 years old with a clean background and pass a drug/alcohol test.

For information, contact the Cortez Fire Protection District at (970) 565-3157. Applications can be picked up at the administration office, 23 N. Washington St., Cortez, and are due by 5 p.m., Friday, March 7. Testing will take place on Saturday, March 15.