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Posted on: May 4, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Victoria Fire Department swears in new employees, honors achievements

Five people in firefighter dress shirts raise their hands as they are sworn in by a woman

PHOTO #1: From left, Firefighter/EMT John Lewis and EMT trainees Nicholas Barnes, Kyle Crowder, Dakoda Drabek, Jeffrey Mosmeyer, James Richards, Mathew Sheffel and Oscar Torres are sworn into the Victoria Fire Department on Friday by administrative assistant Debbie Breeden during a ceremony at the Victoria Community Center. They will now begin a six-month probationary period, during which they will work and operate as Victoria Fire Department employees while receiving additional hands-on training.

Young man holding firefighter patch stands in front of Victoria Fire Department backdrop.PHOTO #2: The Victoria Fire Department on Friday recognized Firefighter/EMT David Willis for the completion of his six-month probationary period during a ceremony at the Victoria Community Center. This recognition affirms that Willis has completed the necessary training to function independently as a member of the Victoria Fire Department. Willis began his career with the fire department in October 2020.

Smiling woman stands in front of Victoria Fire Department backdropPHOTO #3: The Victoria Fire Department on Friday bid farewell to longtime administrative inventory specialist Adrienne Willis during a ceremony at the Victoria Community Center.   Monday, May 3, Willis began her new role as a procurement specialist with the City of Victoria Purchasing. In this role, she will issue purchasing orders for the City and provide assistance to the City of Victoria print shop. Willis had been a Victoria Fire Department employee since July 2017.

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