Rick Callahan and Katie Tsitaritis, Firetown station, of the Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company, have been certified as Firefighter II by the State of Connecticut.
The 168-hour course covers 18 subjects, ranging from fire behavior to fire suppression, with extensive hands-on training at the Connecticut Fire Academy. Students are also certified Hazardous Materials First Responder Operational, a training course for those who respond to hazardous materials incidents.
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