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Class 7 graduates from fire academy

Twenty-four cadets graduated from the Lake Tahoe Basin Fire Academy on June 29.

Twenty-four cadets graduated from the Lake Tahoe Basin Fire Academy on June 29.

The Lake Tahoe Basin Fire Academy graduated Class 7 on June 29 in a ceremony at the Lake Tahoe Community College theater. Twenty-four cadets completed the nine-month-long program during the 2012-13 academic year, and three of them were on a fire with a Forest Service fire crew within days of the ceremony. The Fire Academy is a collaborative effort between the college and several local fire agencies.

Those interested in participating in next year’s program must attend an orientation program that will be held Aug. 8 at 6 p.m. in the college cafeteria.

For information, contact Academy Coordinator Leona Allen at 530-541-4660, ext. 554.

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