Four members of the Smithville Fire Department recently graduated from the Tennessee Fire Service Academy in Bell Buckle.
Gary Johnson, Stephanie Brown, Randall Hunt, and Kevin Adcock, completed the three day \"Live Burn\" weekend learning the techniques of extinguishing Liquid Propane, Natural Gas, and other fuel enriched fires. They also practiced basic survival skills including search and rescue of victims from burning buildings in zero visibility.
With the recent graduates, the Smithville Fire Department has had 90% of it's members complete Fire School and 80% obtain State Licensure as either a Paramedic, EMT, or First Responder. For more information on the Smithville Fire Department you can visit their website at www. smithvillefire.com.