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Relatively new firefighter Kregg Wolf sprays a tree with water during a controlled burn recently. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Detroit Lakes volunteer firefighters commit themselves to serving the community

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Being a Detroit Lakes volunteer firefighter requires guts, determination, willingness to help others, admiration of adrenaline rushes and a huge commitment.

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According to Detroit Lakes Fire Chief Jeff Swanson, the Detroit Lakes Fire Department runs about 200 calls a year.

"We've been as high as 300," he said. "So that's getting where you're going on a call almost every other day."

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