Fire Training recruit class 5 graduation

Recruits from the South King County Fire Training Consortium will be graduating on June 19.

  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018 2:30pm
  • News

The following is a press release from South King County Fire Training consortium.

The South King County Fire Training Consortium is proud to announce and invite the public to the graduation of its fifth recruit class.

The 24 recruits have spent 19 weeks learning the trade of being a firefighter. Fire hose handling, conducting search and rescue, and earning their EMT certification are just a few of the skills they have gained. While some have worked in the fire service before, for many, this was a new experience.

The service will be held on June 19 at 6 p.m. at the River of Life Church (10615 SE 216 St. Kent, WA 98031).

The service will also be live-streamed on Puget Sound Fire’s Facebook page.

The recruits:

KCFD 11

  • Matt Nugent

KCFD 28

  • Tyler Gachen

KCFD 20

  • John Jeppesen

King County Intl. Airport

  • Andrew Weekly
  • Jason Brown

KCFD 43

  • Beau Wilkins

Puget Sound Fire

  • Joe Campbell
  • Reymund Mills
  • Gordon Lerman
  • Steven Beard
  • Kevin Goodloe
  • Tyler Jewett

Renton RFA

  • Adam Bloom
  • Bryan Lane Jr.
  • Riley Ayers
  • Schuyller Nagorski
  • Zackary Forghani

Valley RFA

  • Vincent Brown
  • Chase Galvin
  • Scott Austin
  • Dylan Nystul
  • Ryan Nauer

Vashon Island Fire

  • Mathew McCann
  • Bradley John

Highlights of the ceremony include:

  • Honor guard and posting of Colors
  • Class video
  • Class awards
  • Badge pinning
  • Ringing of the bell
  • The Puget Sound Pipes and Drums
  • Reception following program

More in News

Photo by Haley Ausbun
                                Discussion and solutions between police and community relationships were the topic of the Unity Forum hosted by Renton African American Pastor Group, City of Renton and Renton Police Department.
Unity Forum seeks to create honest dialogues between community youth and police

Renton Police Department and the Renton African American Pastoral Group (RAAP) continued… Continue reading

Lakeside’s site plan for the proposed asphalt plant. Submitted photo from Lakeside Industries.
Proposed asphalt plant could become real

Lakeside Industries submitted its application to King County last week to move its Covington asphalt plant to Unincorporated Maple Valley.

King County approves gun warning sign requirement

Warning signs must be posted in all King County gun stores and firing ranges.

REACH offers free meal Thanksgiving Day, and more community news…

KCLS launches new podcast The King County Library System announced Nov. 7… Continue reading

Washington’s election security remains strong as 2018 General Election vote count approaches record

The following from the Washington Secretary of State’s office: Ongoing county ballot… Continue reading

Joe Fain and Mona Das. FILE PHOTOS
Fain concedes election to Das in race for state Senate seat | UPDATE

Auburn Republican falls 548 votes behind the Democratic challenger from Covington in latest count

Grandfather shoots grandson, police believe it was self defense

The family present said the son was a “common source of domestic violence to everyone in the house.”

Seven horses perish in Kent barn fire

Renton RFA arrived to a barn “fully engulfed in flames.”

Voters return their ballots on election day, Tuesday, Nov. 6 at the King County Elections Office in Renton. Photo by Haley Ausbun
Friday evening results from the November General Election

Currently 19,000 ballots remain to be counted. Counting will resume Monday, Nov. 12.

Most Read