Firefighters Provide a Sneak Peak Into A Night In Their Boots

April 25, 2014 Updated Apr 25, 2014 at 6:30 PM EDT

By Matt Bove

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April 25, 2014 Updated Apr 25, 2014 at 6:30 PM EDT

HAMBURG, N.Y. (WKBW-TV) Firefighters statewide are on a recruitment blitz this upcoming weekend, in an effort to bolster volunteer fire department enrollment.

Every year the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) holds its RecruitNY open house weekend to show potential recruits what a day in the life of a firefighter is like.

Newton Abbott Fire Company in Hamburg currently has 37 volunteers, but last night it had 38. Matthew Bove was given a behind the scenes look by the crew, and got a small taste of what it’s like to be a member of a volunteer fire company.