Local firefighters among 20 SC Fire Academy graduates

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation’s South Carolina Fire Academy graduated 20 recruits from its eight-week firefighter candidate school in Columbia on March 4, including two from Pickens County.

The firefighters underwent a 320-hour training program of classroom and hands-on firefighting skills development. The keynote speaker was Deputy Chief William Shiver Jr. of Clemson University Fire and EMS.

“This challenging program requires commitment, passion and dedication,” fire academy superintendent Dennis

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