Richardson completes national fire trainingPublished 12:00am Sunday, April 7, 2013
JACKSON — Firefighter Jerry Wayne Richardson of the Natchez Fire Department graduated April 4, from the National Fire Protection Association 1001 Firefighter course at the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Jackson.
This six-week course included classroom and practical 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 83-1-37.
The Mississippi State Fire Academy is an extension of the Mississippi Insurance Department.