Recruits graduate from Roanoke Valley Regional Fire & EMS Academy

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ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – After 20 weeks of training, nearly three dozen firefighters have officially graduated from the Roanoke Valley Regional Fire & EMS Academy.

A special ceremony was held on Thursday at Berglund Center.

The recruits will now transition into their roles as firefighters or paramedics for Roanoke Fire-EMS, Roanoke County Fire & Rescue, Salem Fire & EMS and Botetourt Fire & EMS.

Some graduates began their new roles immediately – starting as early as this morning.

February 24th started their journey as recruits, today they have officially graduated as members of Roanoke Fire-EMS,…

Posted by Roanoke FireEMS Department on Friday, July 10, 2020

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