LEE CO., GA (WALB) - The first new Lee County volunteer firefighters graduated Tuesday night.
The county restarted the program this year to improve the county's ISO rating and lower property insurance rates.
Seven graduates were honored in a ceremony at Philema Baptist Church.
Graduate Jason Stewart says he enjoys serving his community.
"I've been serving my country between military to department of defense and now just being a volunteer for Lee County is extremely special because I can look at somebody and I can say I can help you if you need me and I'll be there in a heartbeat," said Jason Stewart, Graduate.
The graduates are listed below: