Recruits begin Reading Fire Academy
By JASON BATZ, Correspondent | February 13, 2020 | PENNSYLVANIA
Story No. 021320100
Photo by Lieutenant Stuart BansnerThe 2020 Reading Fire Department Academy welcomed the following new members: Hunter McMullen, Zachary Zerbe, Kieran Dolan, Ryan McCloskey, Patrick Walls, Christopher Turner. Edward Yescavage from the previous class returned after a medical emergency.
On February 3rd the Reading Fire Academy welcomed six new members to the department to begin 180 days of training to learn the job of being a firefighter. The recruits will receive basic firefighter training along with medical, technical, and hazardous materials courses.
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