This afternoon there will be a badge pinning ceremony at Spring Fire Department Station 71. This will be for the largest firefighter class ever. Eighteen new firefighters and three Captains.
The 12 new fulltime firefighters and 6 new part time firefighters will receive their badges on Saturday after a three week intensive orientation.
All of the new rookies are Texas Commission on Fire Protection- certified (TCFP) firefighter/EMTs.
Below are the names of the new captains and firefighters.
Catalino “CJ” Soto
Japheth “Jay” Villalobos