Office of the State Fire Marshal

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy

Captain Monica Alexander
Government and Media Relations
(360) 596-4010 – office
(360) 596-4015 – fax

*** For Immediate Release***

Date: August 13, 2015
Contact: Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal Howard Scartozzi
Phone: (425) 430-3000
Twitter: @wafiremarshal

Twenty Firefighters Begin Recruit Academy Training

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced the start of Class 2015-03 Firefighter 1 & 2 Recruit Academy at the Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy, North Bend, Washington.

On August 6, 2015, twenty firefighter recruits started a 12-week Recruit Academy that meets National Fire Protection Association 1001 Standard for Firefighter Professional Qualifications at the Firefighter I, Firefighter 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 recruits are accompanied by two Company Officers. The following fire departments and districts are represented in this Recruit Academy class:

Accompanying Company Officer(s): East Jefferson Fire & Rescue (1); Everett Fire Department (1)

20 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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