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Applegate Fire In Need of Volunteers

APPLEGATE VALLEY, Ore. — Applegate Valley Fire District is looking for volunteers, to help fill gaps left by aging volunteers cutting back on service.

There are seven stations in the district and officials are hoping to recruit at least two younger volunteers per station.

The demographics of the are have led to the decline in service, since 24% of the population is over 60, and only 19% is under 30.