Albemarle County Fire Rescue (ACFR) was proud to introduce its newest firefighters during a recent graduation ceremony. During a 24-week recruit school, the class of 20 recruits received training on emergency medical technician skills, firefighter survival, car seat installation, emergency vehicle operation, and various other skills necessary for success. A pinning ceremony was held on July 12, 2023, to celebrate the accomplishments of these new firefighters.

– Fire News photos by Larry Bouterie