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VFD gains 4 new firefighters

VFD gains 4 new firefighters (Source: WALB) VFD gains 4 new firefighters (Source: WALB)
Graduate Nicholas Bishop (Source: WALB) Graduate Nicholas Bishop (Source: WALB)
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

The Valdosta Fire Department gained four new firefighters that graduated from recruit school. 

Each of the new firefighters participated in a 13-week intensive training. 

There they learned the basics of firefighting, hazmat protocol, and emergency medical response. 

"It feels real good. It's a lot of late nights and studying on the books all day," says Nicholas Bishop about graduating.

The new firefighters will have their first day at work this weekend. 

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