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Sixteen Firefighter graduates from course 01/2016 celebrated their passing out amongst friends, family and loved ones at an event held at the Training & Development Academy in Croxteth.
Following 23 weeks of rigorous training, Firefighters- in-Development Daniel Rich, Prudence Blyth, Katrina Smith, Katrina Reynolds, Philip McCaughran, Charlotte Nixon, Philip Bennett, Darren Stephenson, Andrew Haslem, Christopher Kench, Joshua Glynn, Thomas Molyneux, Graeme Fennell, Lee Parkinson, Brett Newnes and Ryan Anderson were proudly handed their Certificates of Achievements by Chief Fire Officer, Dan Stephens.
The ceremony, which opened with an inspection by Deputy Lord Lieutenant Captain Hugh Blyth Daglish, saw the recruits carry out a standard practice demonstration and address attendees with an overview of the course.
the service.”
Head of Strategic Support Simon Ryan, who acted as Master of Ceremonies for the event, gave the gathered guests a presentation about the history of Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service before CFO Dan Stephens congratulated the recruits and commended them for their success.
Speaking at the event, CFO Stephens said: “I am delighted that our recruits have made it through their rigorous and demanding training course to become Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service operational Firefighters.
“They have shown diligence during their training and a real team spirit which is vital for protecting our communities and their colleagues.
“I would like to take this opportunity to personally congratulate every one of the recruits for their
hard work. I am extremely proud of each and every recruit and I wish them a long and happy career with
The recruit Firefighters lined up alongside senior officers.
Chief Fire Officer Dan Stephens commended the graduates on their diligence and hard work.
Friends, family, loved ones and colleagues proudly watched the display.

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