HUNTINGTON, WV. (WOWK) – It’s the dream job many kids look up to from a young age, but what does it take to become a firefighter?

In 8 weeks, the Tri-State Fire Academy prepares new probationary firefighters to be ready to handle all the challenges that come with facing blazing fires.

You can watch 13 News Anchor Andie Bernhardt join the Huntington Fire Department’s newest recruits in the video player above.