Graduating class includes 20 men and women from 12 County Fire Departments
Goshen, N.Y. –Neuhaus was joined at the graduation by Assistant District Attorney Chris Borek, Orange County’s Deputy Commissioner of Fire Services, Vini Tankasali, and Orange County Fire Training Chief Jim McCann.
“I’m proud and appreciate these graduates for their commitment to public service and to the communities that they will proudly serve as volunteers,” said Neuhaus, a past graduate of the County’s Fire Training Program. “These brave men and women have made a commitment to public service and have shown a willingness to risk their own lives to save others, which is admirable and to be applauded by all. On behalf of Orange County, I extend my sincere congratulations and thanks to all of them.”
Bullville, Chester, Cronomer Valley, Good-Will, Middletown, Monroe, New Windsor, Orange Lake, Port Jervis, South Blooming
Grove, Unionville and Woodbury. Training began in early-June and concluded on July 14th. The summer class was comprised of an accelerated blended learning format, which included online coursework in conjunction with skills training completed at the Orange County Fire Training Center.
“Due to the high temperatures and accelerated format, this course was extremely challenging,” Tankasali said. “This class endured through the conditions and met
Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus attended the
County’s Firefighter 1 summer graduation on Thursday night at the County’s
Emergency Services Center in Goshen.
The Firefighter 1 graduating class consisted of 20 men and women from these 12
County Fire Departments:
the challenges successfully. We are proud of their dedication and effort and congratulate
For more information, contact Justin Rodriguez, Assistant to the County Executive for Communications and Media Relations at 845.291.3255 or email@example.com