New Albany firefighter Jared Dillard graduates from State Fire Academy

NEMiss.News NAFD members at Mississippi Fire Academy graduation
Fire Academy graduate Jared Dillard is shown with his NAFD shift partners. Left to right Engineer Jack Whiteside, Captain Justin Howard, Dillard and Deputy NAFD Chief Mark Sides. Photo courtesy NAFD
September 22nd, 2022     Featured News Occupations

 

 

Jared Dillard, a firefighter with the New Albany Fire Department (NAFD), has graduated, from the Mississippi State Fire Academy.

Dillard completed the seven-week program to be certified NFPA 1001-I-II and graduated Thursday, Sept. 22.

NEMiss.News Jared Dillard and Mark Whiteside

Jared Dillard (left) is shown with NAFD Chief Mark Whiteside. Photo courtesy of NAFD

The National Fire Protection Association certification is necessary for a young fireman to continue his career as a firefighter in the state of Mississippi. The graduation ceremony was held in Natchez.

Dillard is about to complete his first full year of experience with the NAFD.

 

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