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Props to Fire/EMS Cadets

by Prince Of Petworth April 19, 2012 at 2:30 pm 6 Comments


Members of the F&EMS cadet class patrol the U Street Corridor, looking for trash and litter. (Photo by Oscar Mendez)

Keep up the good work and outreach!

From a press release:

Yesterday, April 17, members of the District Fire and Emergency Medical Services (F&EMS) current cadet class were actively engaged in performing a welcomed community service. The cadets were tasked with cleaning up portions of the U Street, NW Corridor, removing trash and litter. The community service activity is part of the cadet’s extensive training curriculum..

Currently, the F&EMS Cadet Program has 31 trainees who began in October and are expected to complete their training in September.

The District of Columbia’s Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department is a full spectrum, all-hazards agency comprised of over 2,200 members that primarily operate from 33 neighborhood firehouses that serve the residents and visitors in Washington, D.C. With an operating budget of almost $200 million, the Department responds to approximately 160,000 calls for service annually.

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