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DCES announces Seth Taylor as new firefighter
Firefighter Seth Taylor and Dawson County Fire Chief Danny Thompson. - photo by For the Dawson County News

Dawson County Fire and Emergency Services recently announced its newest firefighter Seth Taylor.

According to a press release from Fire Chief Danny Thompson, Taylor graduated from the Georgia Fire Academy basic firefighter (FF) program Aug. 30 where he successfully completed his National Professional Qualifications for Firefighter 1.

The program is eight weeks and covers topics as, search/rescue, ventilation, firefighting tactics, forcible entry and water supply.

“The training received at the academy, is the foundation for many more years of training,” Thompson said.

FF Taylor was assigned to shift this month.

“We are very pleased to have FF Taylor join our department, he will bring needed help to his shift,” Thompson said.