Fire Chief Kevin Thomas announced that they have filled the two open spots, bringing their total to 52 fire fighters.
"We’ve just brought two new members on to our fire department. Brady Bragg started in orientation period two weeks ago and today is his first full day on shift. Ben Morehouse, today is his first day and Monday he’ll be starting at the state fire academy," said Fire Chief, Kevin Thomas.
Both men who they say they are really excited to have this opportunity and for what’s to come.
"It’s been good, a lot of training and learning new stuff, the trucks and procedures and then just knowing the guys," said Brady Bragg.
"It’s a lot of excitement, a lot of goof guys that work here and the ability to help the community in ways that you can’t do otherwise," said Ben Morehouse.
Once training and orientation are completed, both Bragg and Morehouse will be sworn in together with their families and the rest of the fire department.