Fire Academy Graduation
The 2016 East Metro Fire Academy Graduation was held at Bennett High School on June 5th, 2016. After 26 weeks of intensive training, 21 new recruits from Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue, Byers Fire Protection District, Sable Altura Fire Rescue and Strasburg Fire Protection District were sworn in and received their badges. Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control Training Director Mark Quick , Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue Recruit Morgan Latona and Sable Altura Recruit Tommy Lombardo were the featured speakers. South Metro Fire Rescue MetCom honored the graduates at the conclusion of the ceremony with “graduation tones”, thanking them for taking on the challenge and wishing them well in their new endeavor.