Smithfield looking for more firefighters

The Smithfield Fire Department is looking for additional volunteer firefighters. The department will be testing prospective recruits at 6 p.m. Monday, January 23 at the fire station, 325 W. 100 North.People interested in becoming volunteer firefighters and EMTs should complete an application at Smithfield City Hall before Friday, January 20. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, in good physical health, able to lift and carry heavy items, and work in a stressful and dangerous environment. If hired, volunteers will participate in a department orientation program, followed by firefighter and EMT certification classes, which are sponsored by the department.Smithfield Fire Department serves the residents and businesses of Smithfield, Hyde Park, Amalga and Benson. For more information about the testing and hiring process, contact Capt. Mike Weibel at

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