Nine Recruits Graduate to Join Fulton County Fire Rescue Department | Print |

Fulton County Fire Rescue Department held its Graduation Ceremony on Wednesday, June 12, 2014 for nine of its newest members to celebrate their successful completionof fire recruit training and their transition as firefighters to the field.  

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“We are thrilled to have the nine recruits graduate to join the service of firefighters,” says Chief Larry Few, Fulton County Fire Rescue Department. “They went through 12 weeks of rigorous training to join us in our service to educate, serve and protect the residents South Fulton.”

A Promotional Ceremony was also held to promote Battalion Chief Wesley Stubbs) to Deputy Fire Chief and Captain M. Eddie Long and Captain Eric C. Willis, Sr. to Battalion Chiefs.

““It is an honor and a calling to serve as a firefighter,” says Chief Few. “I welcome these firefighters to the Fulton Fire Rescue Department and look forward to their continued service to Fulton County.”

This year’s nine Fire Department cadets join a fire department that continues to aid the residents of South Fulton through fire prevention and emergency medical services. The new graduates will be assigned to firehouses as determined by the department’s needs.

For information about the Fulton County Fire Rescue Department, visit http://www.fultoncountyga.gov/fcfrd-home and follow them on Twitter @FCFRD.