City Welcomes New Fire Academy Recruits

Nov 26, 2012 Full story: RochesterHomepage.net

The city of Rochester will welcome a new class of recruits to the Fire Academy Monday.

Full Story
Lily Thai

Rochester, NY

#1 Nov 26, 2012
Any Thai females??

Since: Nov 11

Location hidden

#2 Nov 26, 2012
The city of Rochester will welcome a new class of recruits to the Fire Academy Monday, and it is one of their most diverse groups yet.

The department is lauding a high number of women and minority recruits. Ads have been running since June to increase the number of women and minority applicants. Billboards were also put up throughout our area. The new class, which began November 19th, includes 24 city residents. Of those 24, there is one Asian male, two white females, one African-American female, 11 African-American males and nine white males. The city says this diverse class was achieved through visits to job fairs, schools and colleges, along with efforts by City Council and city churches.

Will be interesting to see the break down of the graduating class.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Fire Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Single mom, 5 kids homeless after fire 5 hr hardhead 2
Antioch, fire district will again seek ambulanc... 13 hr Concerne 17
Homewood Acres a fire department in name only, ... (Jan '13) 15 hr Relic 41
Destructive early morning fire in Freeland clai... Tue hmmmm 1
Fire calls: Dec. 8 - 14 Tue did dog and man live 2
'12 days of holiday fire safety' returns to pre... Tue songs at Xmas 1
Wall of fire: Massive blaze swallows 120 hectar... Tue Two Cents 3
More from around the web