Office of the State Fire Marshal

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy

Acting Captain Rob Huss
Government and Media Relations
(360) 596-4010 – office
(360) 596-4015 – fax

*** For Immediate Release***

Date: October 31, 2012
Contact: Bob Jones, Vocational Education Program Specialist
Phone: (425) 453-3000, ext 104
Twitter: @wafiremarshal

20 Firefighters Prepare to Graduate from Fire Training Academy
2012-5 (Weekend)

Fire Training Academy Graduation Picture

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy is announcing that 20 firefighters are preparing to graduate from the Washington State Fire Training Academy. Graduation will be held on Sunday November 4, 2012, at Carco Theater 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton, WA. Ceremony begins at 1:00 p.m.

On August 4, 2012, 20 recruits started the 11 week Recruit Academy that meets National Fire Protection Association 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications at the Firefighter I, Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations Levels. Graduating firefighters have learned basic fire service principles through classroom instruction and rigorous hands-on live fire training.

The following fire departments and districts are represented in the upcoming graduating class:

East Jefferson Fire & Rescue 5
Fire Training Academy 3
King County Fire District 28 4
King County Fire District 45 5
Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue 1
Woodinville Fire & Rescue  2

The Office of the State Fire Marshal is a Bureau of the Washington State Patrol, providing fire and life safety services to the citizens
of Washington State including inspections of state licensed facilities, plan review of school construction projects, licensing of fire
sprinkler contractors and pyrotechnic operators, training Washington States firefighters, and collecting emergency response data.


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