If you want to be a professional firefighter, the Shreveport Fire Department will be hosting an open house this weekend. The event will be held from 10 am to 1 pm Saturday January 13th at the Fire and Police Training Academy on Greenwood Road.

The open house event will give anyone thinking about a Shreveport Firefighter an inside look at their perspective future. Folks can talk to current Shreveport Firefighters, EMTs and other fire personnel and discuss daily duties, what is expected and what it takes to have a career in fire protection.

The Department is looking for candidates, male and female, between the ages of 18 and 29.