Henry County Fire Department Recruit Class 13-01 Graduates
|(Furthest to closest) Thomas Bedley, Carlos Bentley, Matthew Buchanan, Joseph Charrier, Brian Crisp, Derrick Faircloth, Christopher Grossnickle, James Mobley, William Roberts, and Brian Steele.|
After eight weeks of intense training, ten rookie firefighters graduated from firefighter training today. Graduation ceremonies began at 10:00 and were held at the Henry County Administration building. A reception and an opportunity to fellowship with the new employees followed the commencement. Fire Chief Bill Lacy stated “They have earned the right to be called firefighters now.”
The ten men and women were subjected to comprehensive testing and completed all necessary classes and satisfied all requirements completing 360 hours of firefighter training. The new firefighters will continue their training on their respective shifts.
“I am excited to welcome these new members to our team. They have performed admirably during recruit school and I believe they will continue to excel under the tutelage of our line personnel.”