North Attleborough firefighters graduate from Massachusetts Firefighting Academy 

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North Attleborough firefighters graduate from Massachusetts Firefighting Academy 
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Two North Attleborough firefighters have graduated from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy. On Monday, Feb. 26, firefighters Eli Pitts and Mitch Green graduated alongside 33 firefighters from the 50-day Career Recruit Firefighting Training Program during a ceremony at the Department of Fire Services’ Stowe campus.

“We are excited for firefighters Pitts and Green to return to the department following their graduation from the fire academy,” North Attleborough Fire Chief Christopher Coleman said in a statement. “They both exemplified hard work and dedication throughout their time as students and we greatly look forward to them bringing that same work ethic to our ranks. Please join me in congratulating and welcoming them both to North Attleborough.”

Upon graduating, firefighters Pitts and Green now have their Firefighter I/II and Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations certifications. Pitts will be assigned to B Platoon and Green will be assigned to A Platoon.

At the academy, firefighters Pitts and Green received training in public fire education, hazardous material incident mitigation, flammable liquids, cancer awareness, stress management and self-rescue techniques. They were also trained in life safety, search and rescue, ladder operations, water supply, pump operation and fire attack.

The other graduates of Class #318 represented the fire departments of Andover, Bellingham, Chelsea, Clinton, Dracut, Everett, Fitchburg, Foxborough, Framingham, Hopedale, Manchester, Milford, Orange, Orleans, Sudbury, Uxbridge, Walpole, Wayland and Wrentham.