Norwalk tests for new firefighters

About 1,000 people who want to join the Norwalk Fire Department took a test Tuesday in hopes of becoming a city firefighter.The department only does

NORWALK - About 1,000 people who want to join the Norwalk Fire Department took a test Tuesday in hopes of becoming a city firefighter.

The department only does testing for new firefighters every two to three years. A record number of applicants showed up Tuesday for 15 available positions.

Norwalk fire officials say city residents get five points automatically added to their score.

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