14 honored for volunteer firefighter training

The newest members of Thurston County Fire District Nos. 1 and 11 recently completed basic firefighting and emergency medical technician training and were recognized during a ceremony Dec. 21 in Olympia, according to Grand Mound-Rochester Fire.

The graduates will serve as volunteer firefighters in the Grand Mound, Littlerock and Rochester areas as part of the new West Thurston Regional Fire Authority, which will be in effect as of Friday.

The graduates are Zachary Arnold, George Barnes, Scott Ferguson, Lindsey Miller, Ryan Roland, Josh Schlottman, Michael Shea, Ed Singleton, Colin Stone, Tyson Sweet, Brian Billings, Scott Fieldman, Sarah Ishler and Andrew Smith.