Firefighters Earn Certifications
For the past 10 months, 16 local and area firefighters have spent 372 hours training at Rockingham Community College. On June 19, they celebrated their success in earning NC Level-II Fire Fighters Certification and in becoming an N.C. Haz-Mat Level-I Responder.
Training included courses in equipment use, communication, CPR, medical care, public education, forcible entry, ventilation, rescue, hazardous material/terrorism and much more.
Those who successfully completed the training are: Antonio Hampton and Anthony Mock, Eden Fire Dept.; Jonathan Ellington and John McCusker, Monroeton Fire Dept; Nieca Dickerson, Jessica Utter, and Timothy Wright, Oregon Fire Dept.; Jihad Grant and Gabriel Hildebrand, Reidsville Fire Dept.; Hunter Ramsey, Shiloh Fire Dept.; James Reitzel and Easton Walker, Summerfield Fire Dept.; Scott Pulliam, Tyler Smith, and Ryan Trent, Yanceyville Road Fire Dept.; Danny Gardner, Williamsburg Fire Dept.