Approximately 20 new firefighters in Sibley County are taking the course Firefighter 1001. This 136-hour course is used to train new firefighters, according to Gaylord Fire Chief Dean Schons. The training is being held Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the Gaylord Fire Hall. Successfully demonstrating a “fireman’s carry” above is New Auburn firefighter Vicki Holtz. Gaylord firefighters taking the course are Gary Schmitt, Dale Steinborn, Jesse Hardel and Roberto Mendez.