Seminole County Fire Department Graduates Newest Class
By DOREEN OVERSTREET, Correspondent | September 17, 2021 | FLORIDA
Story No. 091721103
Photo by SEMINOLE COUNTY FDPhoto from Graduation Oath
Photo by SEMINOLE COUNTY FDClass photo during training
The Seminole County Fire Department is pleased to announce its firefighter recruit Class 21-01. The 23 new recruits recently graduated from 8-week intensive orientation training at the Seminole County Fire Department. SCFD will be starting a new training class in early November 2021.
“We are building the future of the Seminole County Fire Department – and you are part of the future we envision,” said Seminole County Fire Chief Otto Drozd III. “Cherish your time within the Fire Service for it is a noble and honorable profession.”
Of the 23 new recruits who graduated:
-43% of the grads currently reside in Seminole County, FL
-About 40% of the grads grew up in Seminole County so they will be serving their hometown community
-43% have previous firefighter experience
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