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Mississippi State Fire Academy adding 19 graduates from the National Fire Protection Association

By: Sarah Ulmer - May 26, 2022

Graduation will take place on May 26 at the #1 Fire Academy USA.

The Mississippi State Fire Academy proudly announces that 19 members have graduated from the National Fire Protection association (NFPA) 1001 Firefighter I-II course at the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Jackson.

“We are excited for them to go and serve their community,” said Director Terry Wages.

Graduates went through a intensive seven-week course which included online, classroom and hands-on instruction in the areas of fire behavior, fire suppression, rescue, incident command, hazardous materials and other fire related topics.

The graduation will be held in the auditorium on campus at 10:00am on May 26, 2022. #1 Fire Academy USA, Jackson, MS 39208.  The ceremony will be open to the public.

The Mississippi State Fire Academy is a division of the Mississippi Insurance Department. State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney and Academy Executive Director Terry Wages believe these firefighters will be an asset to the fire departments they represent.

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Sarah Ulmer

Sarah is a Mississippi native, born and raised in Madison. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University, where she studied Communications, with an emphasis in Broadcasting and Journalism. Sarah’s experience spans multiple mediums, including extensive videography with both at home and overseas, broadcasting daily news, and hosting a live radio show. In 2017, Sarah became a member of the Capitol Press Corp in Mississippi and has faithfully covered the decisions being made by leaders on some of the most important issues facing our state. Email Sarah: