New firefighters to join Dayton Fire Department

The Dayton Fire Department welcomed 14 new firefighters at a ceremony held tonight, according to a release.

The members of the 2018-A fire recruit class took part in a formal graduation ceremony and swearing-in. The ceremony took place at the Engineers Club of Dayton located at 110 E. Monument Street.

The class members completed a rigorous six-month training program at the Dayton Fire Department Training Center. They have also completed training and attained certification from the State of Ohio as Emergency Medical Technicians, Firefighter Level II and Fire Safety Inspectors.

Upon graduation, the new firefighters will be assigned to work in one of Dayton’s 12 firehouses while they complete additional training during a six-month probationary period.

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