Office of the State Fire Marshal

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy

Captain Rob Huss
Government and Media Relations
(360) 596-4010 – office
(360) 596-4015 – fax
http://www.wsp.wa.gov

*** For Immediate Release***

Date: January 28, 2015
Contact: Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal Howard Scartozzi
Phone: (425) 453-3000 Ext. 109
E-mail: howard.scartozzi@wsp.wa.gov
Twitter: @wafiremarshal


Forty-One Firefighters Begin Recruit Academy Training

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced the start of Class 2015-01 Firefighter Recruit Academy at the Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy, in North Bend, Washington.

On January 22, 2015, 41 firefighter recruits started a 12-week Recruit Academy that meets National Fire Protection Association 1001 Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications at the Firefighter I & II, Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations Levels. The recruits will learn fire service principles through classroom instruction and rigorous hands-on live fire training.

The following 19 fire departments and districts are represented in this Recruit Academy class:

  • (4) Bainbridge Island Fire Department
  • (1) Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue
  • (3) Clark County Fire & Rescue
  • (4) Clark County Fire District #6
  • (1) Douglas County Fire District #2
  • (1) Eastside Fire & Rescue
  • (2) Kennewick Fire Department
  • (3) King County Fire Protection District #2
  • (4 Company Officers)
    • Bainbridge Island Fire Department
    • Everett Fire Department
    • Kittitas Valley Fire & Rescue
    • Marysville Fire Department
  • (5) Kittitas Valley Fire & Rescue
  • (3) Marysville Fire District
  • (1) North Highline Fire Department
  • (4) Pullman Fire Department
  • (1) San Juan County Fire Protection District #2
  • (1) Snohomish County Fire District #3
  • (3) Snohomish County Fire District #4
  • (1) Snohomish County Fire District #7
  • (1) South Pierce Fire & Rescue
  • (2) Walla Walla Fire Department

For more information on the Fire Training Academy contact the Academy at (425) 453-3000.

Forty-One Firefighters Begin Recruit Academy Training

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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