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Program helps fulfill students' dreams

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YAKIMA, Wash. -   High school students from all over the Yakima Valley are learning how to fight fires.

This is the sixth year the Yakima Fire Department has teamed up with the Yakima School District and YV Tech.

The Cadet Program is for high school students who are interested in becoming firefighters someday.

it not only teaches students about the fundamentals of firefighting, but also life skills they can use - even if they don't become a firefighter, said program organizers.