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
http://www.wsp.wa.gov

*** For Immediate Release***

Date: October 29, 2015
Contact: Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal Howard Scartozzi
Phone: (425) 453-3000 Ext. 109
E-mail: Howard.Scartozzi@wsp.wa.gov
Twitter: @wafiremarshal


Nineteen Firefighters Prepare to Graduate from Fire Training Academy

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced that 19 firefighters are preparing to graduate from the Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy, North Bend, Washington. Graduation will be held on Friday October 30, 2015, at the Criminal Justice Training Center 19010 First Avenue S. Burien, WA 98148. Ceremony begins at 10:00 am.

On August 6, 2015 the 19 recruits started the 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. Graduating firefighters have learned basic fire service principles through classroom instruction and rigorous hands-on live fire training.

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced that 19 firefighters are preparing to graduate from the Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy, North Bend, Washington. Graduation will be held on Friday October 30, 2015, at the Criminal Justice Training Center 19010 First Avenue S. Burien, WA 98148. Ceremony begins at 10:00 am.

On August 6, 2015 the 19 recruits started the 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. Graduating firefighters have learned basic fire service principles through classroom instruction and rigorous hands-on live fire training.

19 graduate firefighters

Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue (1)

Connor Bitterman

Everett Fire Department (7)

Taylor Cannon

Ryan Coffey
Mark Farrer
Kyle Lont
Jakob Lundy
Jonathan Voos
Michael Wisler

Fire Training Academy (1)

Sean Antonius

Grant County Fire District #5 (3)

Gordon Guenther
William Roseburg
Blake Watts

Kittitas Valley Fire & Rescue (1)

Kody Keaton

Lewis County Fire District #8 (1)

Adrian Santiago

Mercer Island Fire Department (1)

Joe White

Pullman Fire Department (1)

Rogelio Godina

Snohomish Fire District #4 (1)

Nick Kosloski

Snoqualmie Pass Fire & Rescue (2)

Matthew Froman
Loren Seefried


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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