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Posted on: December 20, 2016

City Firefighter Earns State Distinction

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Gronn Morgan, as a new volunteer member, and first person in the State of Florida to earn a Firefighter 1 Certificate through the “Grow as You Go” Firefighter 1 program recently launched.

Inverness, Fla. (December 20, 2016) – In a first of its kind, the City of Inverness Fire Department proudly welcomed Gronn Morgan, as a new volunteer member, and first person in the State of Florida to earn a Firefighter 1 Certificate through the “Grow as You Go” Firefighter 1 program recently launched.  This training program is available through the Florida Bureau of Fire Standards & Training (BFST) under the State Fire Marshal’s Office.  It’s free to members of any Florida Fire Department, and allows portions of academic requirements to be completed online, while practical elements for certification are conducted by a fire service instructor.

The award presentation was made by Mike Tucker the Director of BFST and Charlie Frank the volunteer training coordinator for BFST.Firefighter

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