Stories tagged with: Ohio Fire Academy

May 17, 2013 - 4:13pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

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...

April 4, 2013 - 6:28pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

The Ohio Fire Academy and The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Watercraft, trained emergency first responders on how to save someone during a water rescue incident. The joint training between the two agencies is part of Governor John Kasich's vision of shared services within Ohio.

"Most of the week they've been learning boat operations, driving boats in swift water. Today we did swimming in swift water and learned how to save themselves, save others, that type of...

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