December 19, 2019 - Eighteen firefighters were welcomed to the Fort Wayne Fire Department in a graduation ceremony tonight at the Public Safety Academy.
The department’s 92nd recruit class will begin their duty as Fort Wayne firefighters at engine houses throughout the city on December 20.
The recruits participated in 20 weeks of training and will now continue their training alongside firefighters from the 18 stations that serve the City of Fort Wayne.
The following FWFD graduates were sworn in during the graduation ceremony:
Jeremy R. Biggs Marah M. Bradbury
Kelly R. Christen Kory J. Crump
Mathew T. Daily Justice T. Dulinsky
Brian M. Giere Peter D. Mapes
Kyle M. Mcconiga Gage J. Minniear
Trapper Mize J. Postel
Jacob A. Rehm Ryan T. Robinson
Daniel Z. Stahl Cameron M. Stalf
Ian M. Wilson Matthew J. Zion
“Congratulations to Fort Wayne’s newest firefighters. They are committed to providing excellent public safety services and are joining an outstanding group of professionals,” said Mayor Henry. “I’m proud of the Fort Wayne Fire Department and the excellent work they perform each day to keep all of us safe. We’re fortunate to live in a community that values the importance of firefighting.”