Charleston Fire Department to celebrate recruits graduating Thursday


The Charleston Fire Department is celebrating the recruit class 1702 on Thursday Nov. 30.

The graduation ceremony will be held at the West Ashley High School Auditorium.

"We are excited to welcome the addition of this latest group of firefighters to the CFD family," said Interim Fire Chief John Tippett. "The recruits have received an excellent foundation of basic training under the direction of our dedicated Training Division members…”

The recruits will be graduating as certified level 2 firefighters, accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress.

The community is encouraged to join the celebration, the ceremony will start at 3 P.M.

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