Applications available for firefighter exam

By Special to the American Press

Applications for the firefighter competitive examination are being accepted through April 19.

Applications can be picked up 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday at the Fire Administration Office, 4200 Kirkman St., and completed

applications are due back by 4 p.m. April 19.

Approved applicants will be notified within five days of the examination.

According to the Civil Service Board

applicants must meet all requirements of the Municipal Fire and Police

Civil Service

Law, have a valid Louisiana driver’s license, must be 18 years or

older, have high school diploma or equal certification issued

by the state department of education, pass a medical examination

and physical agility test.

For information, contact the Lake Charles Fire Department at 491-1360.