Those desiring a career as a firefighter are invited to attend the the annual Victoria College Fire Academy Field Day.

The Victoria Advocate says participants will be transported to a Victoria Fire Department station where they will be given a walk-through and shown firefighting equipment. A vehicle extrication demonstration is also scheduled for the field day. Lunch will be provided, and participants will view a recruitment video by the city of Victoria. They will also be briefed on Victoria College Fire Academy entry requirements.

The annual Victoria College Fire Academy Field Day is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday in room 107, Allied Health Building, 2200 E. Red River St. Admission is free and it is open to the public.

Those interested in attending Fire Academy Field Day are asked to call VC's Pre-College Program and Recruitment Office at 361-485-6823 to reserve a position for field day.