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Three Arlington firefighters graduate state academy

Posted by Brock Parker  April 9, 2012 02:25 PM

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Arlington firefighters (from left to right) Colin Willey, Brian Carr, Liam MacDonald have just completed the state firefighting academy. Photo courtesy the town of Arlington.


Three Arlington recruit firefighters graduated the state’s firefighting academy at the end of March.

Firefighters Brian Carr, Colin Willey, and Liam MacDonald graduated from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s 60-day recruit firefighting program on March 30.

The three firefighters were part of a class of 69 firefighters serving fire departments in 33 different communities.

“This rigorous professional training provides our newest firefighters with the basic skills to perform their jobs effectively and safely,” said State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan in a press release announcing the graduates.

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