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Simsbury Volunteer Firefighters Complete Firefighter I Course

Credit: Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company
Credit: Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company

            Firefighters Steven Petrella, Main station, Jon Rosenfeld, Weatogue station and Michael Strumpf, West Simsbury station, of the Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company, have been certified Firefighter I by the State of Connecticut. 

            The 160-hour course covers fire suppression, breathing apparatus, search and rescue, ladders, ropes, hydrant hook-up, and salvage and overhaul.  The class prepares students to become on-line firefighters, trained in all phases of fire suppression. 


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