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Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services adding twelve new recruits

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New Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services recruits are wrapping up their training this week.

They’ve spent the past eight weeks learning everything from fighting live fires, cutting apart cars, and recognizing hazardous materials.

The recruits also spent the previous two weeks with EMS trainers.

Recruit Lead Les Hilliard says they’ll bolster the ranks of Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services adding some will help staff the new west side fire hall when it opens, hopefully next year.

The dozen new recruits will graduate this Friday.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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