The Rome Fire Department will be hosting an informational session in preparation for the upcoming Civil Service Firefighter Exam.

The session will be held on Thursday, January 25th at 7 p.m. at the Maranatha Church on North Washington Street.

The program will include information on firefighting as a career, physical agility testing, fire academy training and how to prepare for and take the civil service exam.

The New York State Civil Service Firefighter entrance exam will be given in April, with an application deadline in March.

The session is open to the public and no reservations required.