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