FIRE cadets from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) are celebrating passing a youth programme run by the Service that means they now each have a recognised qualification along with many life skills.
Nine teenagers gathered on the evening of Tuesday, August 19, when they were presented with certificates after successfully completing the two-year course at Manchester Central and Wythenshawe fire stations.
GMFRS' Assistant County Fire Officer Peter O'Reilly handed the young people their well-deserved certificates at the celebration event at the Training and Development Centre in Manchester, where they were joined by family, friends and staff from GMFRS.
Firefighter Lewis Jeffery, who is also a Cadet Instructor, said:
"The cadets from Manchester Central and Wythenshawe are the first
group to pass the scheme with 15 finishing it in total.
"The cadets were proud to receive their certificates for passing the course by ACFO Peter O'Reilly, and as a tribute to Firefighter Stephen Hunt...
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