PRESS RELEASE – Firefighters Complete Apprenticeship

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PRESS RELEASE
PARKERSBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT
APRIL 8, 2013
CONTACT: FIRE CHIEF ERIC TAYLOR
PHONE: 304-424-8470
EMAIL: ERIC.TAYLOR@PARKERSBURGFIRE.COM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

The Parkersburg Fire Department wishes to announce that Pvt. Patrick Davis and Pvt. Chris Piggott recently completed their 6,000 hour apprenticeship. The apprenticeship is administered by the U.S. Department of Labor and sponsored under the direction of the fire department.

The program consists of multiple job related skills that must be mastered for the occupation of firefighter. With this completion, the two become Journeyman Firefighters, which is the national standard for career fire departments.

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This article was written by Chief Taylor