June 14, 2021 - Mayor Tom Henry welcomed the Fort Wayne Fire Department’s newest recruit class to their first day of training at the Public Safety Academy today. The FWFD’s 93rd recruit class is made up of 17 males and 1 female. The class also includes 2 guest male recruits from the Huntington Fire Department.

The recruits will participate in 20 weeks of training before their graduation day on October 28, 2021.

Participants will obtain the following seven certifications after completing the rigorous, hands-on training:

Fire Fighter I

Fire Fighter II

Emergency Medical Technician (Basic)

Hazardous Materials

Technical Rescue

FEMA National Incident Management System

Fire Apparatus Driver Operator