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Calif. gym owner trains firefighters for free

15 new recruits in Vallejo are undergoing 12-week academy, which includes fitness training daily

By Rachel Raskin-Zrihen
The Vallejo Times Herald

VALLEJO, Calif. — The Vallejo Fire Department has hired 15 new recruits in the past several months, thanks to a federal grant, and they're all getting physical fitness training for free at Dennis Brinson's Olympic Health Club gym on Tennessee Street.

Battalion Chief Ray Jackson said the department appreciates the help. Brinson says it's the least he can do.

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