Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus attended the County’s Firefighter 1 graduation ceremony on Wed., Dec. 18 at the Emergency Services Center in Goshen. Neuhaus was joined by Orange County Sheriff Carl E. DuBois, Assistant District Attorney Chris Borek, Commissioner of Emergency Services Brendan Casey, Deputy Commissioner of Fire Services Vini Tankasali and Orange County Fire Training Chief Jim McCann.
The course is comprised of 129 classroom hours and additional take home assignments. Courses were taught by Orange County Fire Instructors at the County’s Fire Training Center in New Hampton and also entailed lectures and hands on training sessions.
Graduates residing in the Town of Warwick include Jason Jennings, Andrew Townsend, and Ritvars Zuks, all of Greenwood Lake, and Kaitlyn Wendel of Warwick.