April 30, 2013
Subject: New Fire Recruits to Show Their Skills at OCFA Graduation May 1
Who: The Orange County Fire Authority’s(OCFA) Fire Academy 38 will graduate 34 recruits to the rank of Firefighter after a long 16-week academy. OCFA Board Chairman, Trish Kelley, will speak along with Fire Chief Keith Richter.
What: Thirty-four men with various backgrounds, previous job experiences, diverse family lives, and collegiate and professional sports experience will marchinto the OCFA drill grounds at their graduation ceremony where they will receive their Firefighter badge. The recruits will showcase what they have learned in the past few months, conduct formal presentations, and the instructors will hand out performance and inspirational awards. Don’t miss the end of this ceremony, as the recruits show you first-hand what they have experienced within the academy. From chainsaws cutting metal to rappelling down the tower, the new Firefighters will show off their skills and training in an action-packed 30-minute drill.
When: Wednesday, May 1st @ 5 p.m.
Where: OCFA – RFOTCDRILLGROUNDS
1 Fire Authority Road, Irvine
Corner of Jamboree& Tustin Ranch Road
Contact: Division Chief Kris Concepcion at (714) 357-7782 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CFN - California Fire News 2013