AFD welcomes 19 new faces

December 13th, 2012 at 2:30 pm by under Latest Posts

The Albuquerque Fire Department have picked 19 new cadets to be a part of their firefighting force.

Fire chief James Breen will welcome these new firefighters to the department on Friday, December 14th at the KiMo theater.

Each cadet will receive their badge which will be pinned on by their family.

These 18 males and one female have survived 18 weeks of fire training to reach their graduation.

The new cadets are expected to start their first shift on the Monday, December 17th. Each firefighter will be assigned to a fire suppression company for the completion of their probationary period before becoming permanent members of the AFD.

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