On Thursday June 2, 2016 Verplanck FD would like to congratulates Firefighter Julia O'Brien on her completion of Firefighter 1 with Firefighter Survival this class consisted of lectures and hands on skill which was 120 hours long offered by Westchester County Department of Emergency Service, Class 16- 43. This class started on March 14 and finished June 2. The instruction ranged from basic operations on a fire scene to the interior firefighting operations and finished with firefighter survival which consist of bailout on rope and ladder bailout. With the completion of Firefighter 1 Firefighter Julia O'Brien moves from an exterior junior member and becomes a full pledge interior firefighter. This accomplishment could not have been successful without the following instructors: Instructor Keesler, Instructor Supple, Instructor Dempsey, Instructor Bertocchi, and Instructor Ferguson. Congratulations FF Julia O'Brien
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