Recruits become firefighters during graduation

Recruits become firefighters during graduation

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - After 16 weeks and hundreds of hours of training, the Evansville Fire Department has four new firefighters.

The ceremony was held at the Red Cross on Stockwell Road.

Friends and family were on hand as the graduates received their badges in a ceremony.

One of the new recruits earned the “Distinguished recruit award” for his attitude and leadership during basic training.

The recruits will begin over this Memorial Day weekend.

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