WHAT: Graduation of Fire Service Paramedic Class 41
WHO: Mayor Jim Kenney
Fire Commissioner Adam K. Thiel
Cadets of Fire Service Paramedic Class 41
WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Philadelphia Fire Academy
5200 Pennypack St.
The Fire Department will welcome four paramedics to one of the busiest EMS systems in the nation. The cadets of Class 41 were already certified paramedics when they decided to join the PFD. Their rigorous 12-week program at the Fire Academy included training on basic vehicle rescue; how to treat children who are seriously ill or injured; hazardous materials awareness and operations; and how to respond during active shooter incidents.