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New firefighters honored at graduation ceremony

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EXETER, R.I. WLNE – The Rhode Island Municipal Fire Academy honored eighteen new recruits in a graduation ceremony on Friday morning.

The graduation ceremony was the last step of a nine-week training program for the new recruits to become certified firefighters.

Amongst the eighteen recruits, the fire academy certified their first ever female trainee, a mother from East Providence.

The eighteen trainees will serve four different communities in the ocean state.

The graduating class is the second class to complete the rigorous training program.

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