December 12, 2013

News Release

For Immediate Release

Thirteen recruits to graduate Fire's Basic Training Academy

On Friday, December 13th, thirteen new recruits will graduate from the Springfield Fire Department's Basic Training Academy. Members of Fire Academy Class II completed 15 weeks of training, which included classroom and practical exercises. They will report to their assigned stations on December 29, 2013.

A graduation ceremony will take at 6 p.m. on December 13th at the Springfield Regional Police and Fire Training Center located at 2620 W. Battlefield Road. The keynote speaker for the event will be Bobby Halton, Editor-in-Chief of Fire Engineering Magazine. Media and members of the public are invited as we welcome our 13 newest firefighters to the Springfield Fire Department.

For media only: For more information, contact Assistant Fire Chief Andy Woody at (417) 761-1886.

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Springfield Fire Department

830 Boonville Ave., P.O. Box 8368, Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1500 • FAX: 417-864-1505 • springfieldmo.gov/fire