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About GRFD Events

Recruiting Fairs are held periodically so the public can get information about and assistance with applying for the position of firefighter w/the GRFD.

Recent Events

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Thank you to everyone involved for a successful event!

July 29-31, 2022: Brought to you by the Grand Rapids Fire Prevention Foundation, this event highlighted the various skill sets and talents of firefighters, showcased the importance of health and wellness in first responders, and offered opportunities to promote an inclusive, diverse, and equitable firefighting workforce in Grand Rapids and across the state!

Some news articles about the event:

GR hosts globally recognized Firefighter Challenge

GR Firefighter Sets State Record in Firefighter Challenge

Firefighter Challenge raises 85,000 for charities

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