Warren County Volunteer Fire Academy celebrates new graduates
On Wednesday, Jan. 22 the Warren County Department of Fire and Rescue Services graduated 14 volunteers from its 2019 Volunteer Fire Academy. The five month training program certified these students in CPR, first aid, hazardous materials operations, Firefighter Level I and Level II and more. The graduates invested over 320 hours of classroom and hands-on learning. They completed various practical skill assessments, written exams, and live fire training exercises.
Fire Chief Richard E. Mabie says it is an honor to see these 14 individuals achieve great success, and he looks forward to watching them serve their communities as newly certified firefighters. Graduates of the program include:
- Michael P. Crawford, John H. Enders, Station #1 (Clarke County)
- Peter A. Flint, Rivermont, Station #2
- Andrew W. Hoffman, Front Royal, Station #1
- Amy N. Holsinger, North Warren, Station #10
- Jennifer W. Horne, North Warren, Station #10
- James S. Kowalewski Jr., Linden, Station #4
- Ciara T. McArdle, North Warren, Station #10
- David R. Moler, North Warren, Station #10
- Terry D. Miller, Linden, Station #4
- Dallas J. Neely, Rivermont, Station #2
- Jordan J. Richardson, Warren County, Station #6
- Madelyne G. Riggs, Warren County, Station #6
- Melody N. Riggs, Warren County Station #6
- Andrew N. Volz, Rivermont, Station #2
Anyone as young as 14 hoping to volunteer with the Department of Fire and Rescue services can apply on their site.
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