BCFR offers inside look into its cadet training

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Ever wanted to be a firefighter? Bernalillo County Fire Rescue is giving civilians that chance with its training academy this fall.

They say they need more firefighters to suit up and take on the physical challenges of being on the force. They recently closed applications for their academy, starting in August 2023.

Lauren Green and Spencer Schacht learned what it was like to train as a firefighter for the day.

Click the video above to see how it went.