State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced that 26 firefighters, including Giancarlo Dalle-Angelini from Snoqualmie Pass Fire and Rescue, will graduate from the Washington State Fire Training Academy in North Bend. Graduation will be held on Friday, April 21, in Snoqualmie.
On Jan. 26, 26 firefighter recruits began a 12-week Recruit Academy that meets National Fire Protection Association 1001 and 472 Standards for Firefighter Professional Qualifications at the Firefighter I & II, Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations Levels. Graduating recruits have learned fire service principles through classroom instruction and rigorous hands-on live fire training.
The following fire departments and districts are represented in this Recruit Academy class:
Clark County Fire District 6 Michael Barnes;
Camas-Washougal Fire Department Trevor Guay and Matthew Peterson;
Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue Mackinley Holt;
William Llewellyn, Michael Smith, and Jeffrey Wright;
Chelan County Fire District 1 Mitchell Marcuson, Eric Rice, and Bryson Waller;
Clark County Fire District 11’s Matthew Cushwa;
Douglas County Fire District 2’s Kyle Bowles and Cody Shelton;
Kennewick Fire Department’s Nathan Miller;
Kittitas Valley Fire & Rescue’s Kyle Eisele;
Lake Stevens Fire Department’s Shaun Kelly;
Mount Vernon Fire Department’s Travis Seamans and Bryan Trask;
Naches Fire District 13’s Kyle Eisele;
North Mason Regional Fire Authority’s Deric Klahr and Stephanie Criess;
Portland Airport Fire & Rescue’s Dylan Congrove;
Pullman Fire Department’s Ryan Palmberg and Stephen Potratz-Lee;
Snoqualmie Pass Fire & Rescue’s Giancarlo Dalle-Angelini;
and South Bay Fire Department’s Mitchael Conklin.