MEMBERS COMPLETE ENTRY LEVEL PROGRAM

     

Sunday, October 4, 2015 0800 Crews from Millersburg Fire Company, Halifax Fire Department, Pillow Fire Company, and Lower Mahanoy Fire Company completed their training burn at the HACC Shumaker Public Safety Center. This was the culmination of completing the Pennsylvania Entry Level Firefighter Program which was started earlier in the year. The programs lead instructor was Lt. Colby Snyder and was assisted by Firefighter/EMT Sean Grimm and Chief Doug Snyder all PSFA Local Level Instructors. Students completed over 200 hours of training which included Firefighting, Hazardous Materials, and Incident Command training. Training included classroom and practical training in Millersburg and at the training house owned by the Reliance Hose Company in Elizabethville with a few live fire exercises at HACC. Eleven members of the Millersburg Fire Company completed the program and plan to continue and participate in Firefighter I Certification. Units : Engine 201, Truck 20, Utility 20