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ATEC students learn skills at the Camden Fire Department
A number of ATEC Firefighter I students participated recently in the Camden Fire Departments (CFD) Skills Day at the CFDs training grounds. The instructors and students who participated are (from left) Lugoff Fire-Rescue Volunteer Coordinator Chris Jones; ATEC students Jerrell Gadson and John Terry; Kershaw County Deputy Fire Marshal Scott Wiles; students Chandler Coleman, Brianna Gainey, Colby Blizzard, Olivia Coward, Jeremy Creed, Johnathan Kelly, Bayleigh Phillips, Jordan Alexander, Jaques Stuckey, Dylan Newman and Austin Hathaway; and CFD Battalion Chief Chris Tidwell. - photo by Provided by the CFD
The Camden Fire Department (CFD) held its first Skills Day for the new Firefighter 1 Applied Technology Education Center (ATEC) program at the CFD’s training grounds. Thirteen students from the Firefighter 1 program attended the five-hour class day. Covered subjects ranged from ladder rescues to fire attack and the growth stages of fire.