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2 graduate from recruit school

  • Photo courtesy JCFR / Captain Graves, Firefighter/Paramedic Lauren Mickelsen, Firefighter/Paramedic Jonathan Reuter, and Captain Smith

Jasper County Fire-Rescue congratulates the newest members to graduate from a 10-week recruit school held at the Bluffton Township Fire District.

Firefighter-paramedic Lauren Mickelsen and firefighter-paramedic Jonathan Reuter attended classes five days a week for 10 weeks. They completed physical training and nutritional
health education classes and received certifications to the National Fire Protection Association Firefighter 1 and 2 levels.

They also received state certificates for training in many areas, including flammable liquids and gases firefighting, basic auto extrication, firefighter survival, rope rescue operations, confined space and trench rescue.

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