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Several firefighters coming as part of Ballarat recruitment drive


At least 12 new firefighters will appointed in Ballarat in the coming weeks.

It comes as part of an extensive recruitment drive from Fire Rescue Victoria, which will deliver more than 240 new jobs across the state.

North West district commander Anthony Pearce says recruits will be placed on stations in Sturt Street and Carngham road.

"We want women and men and anyone from the community that has desire to serve the community," he said.