Travis Runyan, left, and Trip Parker

Travis Runyan, left, and Trip Parker

Firefighters Travis Runyan and Trip Parker of the Laurel Fire Department graduated Nov.5 from the National Fire Protection Association 1001 Firefighter I-II course at the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Jackson.

This intense seven-week course included classroom and hands-on instruction in the areas of fire behavior, fire suppression, rescue, incident command, hazardous materials and other fire-related topics. This course meets and exceeds the National Fire Protection Association for Firefighter Qualifications and the uniform minimum training standards stated in the Mississippi Code section 45-11-7.

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