Alvaton Fire Department
Joint Fire Recruit Academy
The Alvaton Fire Department Training Division will hold its Fire Recruit graduation ceremony and badge pinning on Sunday, June 5th, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., at the Warren County Courthouse (2nd Floor), located at 429 E.10th Ave. in downtown Bowling Green.
Recruit Class #6 consists of 11 recruits from Alvaton, Browning, Gott, Plano and Smiths Grove Fire Departments. The fire recruits, James Allred (AFD), DJ Buselmeier (AFD), Cameron Butz (AFD), Bryan Carrico (AFD), Darrel Lee (GFD), Chris McCoy (SGFD), Jimmy Myers (SGFD), Wyatt Rector (AFD), Clay Scudder, (BFD), Seth Stewart (PFD) and Emily Wilson (AFD), will be promoted to the rank of Firefighter.
The Recruit Academy lasts over 20 weeks and consists of over 200 hours of arduous training. The Recruits become proficient in all basic firefighting skills and many advanced techniques including: IFSAC Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations, National Incident Management Systems Levels 100, 200, 700 and 800, Wildland Firefighting Awareness, Emergency Vehicle Operations, in addition to the required hours of the Kentucky Fire Commission Firefighter 1 curriculum training. The graduating Recruits have also taken the exam for an internationally recognized Firefighter certification through the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) with the results pending.
Light refreshments will be served following the ceremony.
The media and emergency services family are invited to attend the ceremony at the following location:
Event: Alvaton Fire Department Joint Fire Recruit Academy Graduation
When: Sunday, June 5th, 2016 Time: 2:00 p.m.
Where: Warren County Courthouse (2nd Floor), 429 E.10th Ave., Bowling Green, KY
Contact: Captain Mason Hamilton 270-791-1894