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28 firefighter recruits at CFD set to begin training on Monday

More than two dozen recruits to join Columbia-Richland Fire kicked off the long trek to earn their badges with orientation night on Thursday October 4, 2018.

Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins addresses incoming recruit class at its orientation.

 

Many families were in attendance as prospective firefighters were issued their training gear. Each recruit was also given a CFD badge by Assistant Chief Jamie Helms which they will have to keep with them and protect through the next 18 weeks.

Classes for the recruits will begin on Monday. Good luck everyone!

(Photos courtesy of Cynthia Santa Cruz, CFD Training Coordinator)