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Enrollment for consideration to be included in the next East Providence Fire Department training academy begins on July 20.

East Providence Fire Department prepares for next training academy

East Providence Fire Department prepares for next training academy

EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence and its fire department will conduct an enrollment period beginning July 20 and running through Aug. 28 in anticipation of conducting a training academy in the spring of 2015. According to EPFD Chief Oscar Elmasian, the academy is being held “to fill current and future openings in

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East Providence Fire Department graduates 31st class of recruits

EAST PROVIDENCE — The spirit and dedication of the East Providence Fire Department were on full display Friday evening, May 16, at the commencement ceremony for the 31st academy of firefighter recruits held in the Martin Middle School auditorium. Sixteen of the original 18-member class of probationary firefighters, affectionately referred to as “probies” or “boots,”


East Providence Fire Department training academy nears end with controlled burns

EAST PROVIDENCE — The penultimate week of the indoctrination for the group of recruits currently manning the 31st edition of the East Providence Firefighter academy, May 5-9, included three days of the probates being immersed in so-called “controlled burns’ at the department’s training facility on the Public Works grounds off commercial way. The 15th week


Rhode Island State Police accepts applications for 2015 academy

NORTH SCITUATE — The Rhode Island State Police is embarking on a recruitment drive in preparation for the September 2015 Training Academy. The State Police is seeking honest, intelligent, hard working, and dedicated men and women to apply. Service in the State Police requires active, intelligent people whose reputations are above reproach. High moral, mental,