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***

Date: April 1, 2015
Contact: Deputy State Fire Marshal Howard Scartozzi
Phone: (425) 453-3000 Ext. 109
Twitter: @wafiremarshal

Forty-one Firefighters Prepare for Graduation

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced that 41 firefighters are preparing to graduate from the Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy in North Bend, Washington.  Graduation will be held on Friday April 17, 2015, at the Criminal Justice Training Center, 19010 First Avenue S. Burien, WA 98148. The ceremony will begin at 10:00 am.

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 learned fire service principles through classroom instruction and rigorous hands-on live fire training.

Graduation for Firefighters

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

Bainbridge Island Fire Department 4 North Highline Fire Department 1
Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue 1 Pullman Fire Department 4
Clark County Fire & Rescue 3 San Juan County Fire District #2 1
Clark County Fire District #6 4 South Pierce Fire & Rescue #17 1
Douglas County Fire District #2 1 Snohomish County Fire District #3 1
Eastside Fire & Rescue 1 Snohomish County Fire District #4 3
Kennewick Fire Department 2 Snohomish County Fire District #7 1
King County Fire District #2 3 Walla Walla Fire Department 2
Kittitas Valley Fire & Rescue 5

Company Officers 

Marysville Fire District 3 *Bainbridge Island, Everett, Kittitas Valley, & Marysville Fire Departments  

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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