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Published May 04, 2012, 07:22 PM

National Guard members put in extra time to help fight fires

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- Nearly 40 National Guard members shed some sweat today, volunteering extra time so they can help fight wildfires around the country.

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- Nearly 40 National Guard members shed some sweat today, volunteering extra time so they can help fight wildfires around the country.

It's a 3 day training exercise, the first mission today was to walk 3-miles, with 45 pounds strapped to their upper body.

After the workout these guys were in the classroom, working toward the "red Card" certification.

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