Firefighter Graduation Ceremonies Will Be Thursday

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Hamilton County Emergency Services Training Division will hold graduating ceremonies for those firefighters who have completed 320 hours of Firefighter I and Firefighter II courses on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Access Church on South Access Road. 

Twelve fire cadets from Firefighter I class and 11 from Firefighter II class will graduate representing several agencies including Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department, Dallas Bay Volunteer Fire Department, East Ridge Fire Department, Jasper Volunteer Fire Department, Mowbray Volunteer Fire Department, Lone Oak Volunteer Fire Department, Walden’s Ridge Emergency Services, Dayton Fire Department and Rhea County Volunteer Department and Sequoyah Volunteer Fire Department.  

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Daughettee will present the Shane Daughettee Award to one of the firefighter graduate which is selected by their classmates. Since Firefighter Shane Daughettee’s death, this award is given to a fire graduate who demonstrates great leadership, attitude and dedication.


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