SPC graduate Danny Gutierrez made the ceremony for Fire Academy Class 51 a romantic graduation when he proposed to his high school sweetheart.
The future firefighters of Fire Academy Class 51 participated in their final burns on Thursday, November 16 at the St. Petersburg College Fire and Public Safety Center in Clearwater, Florida. In the final three weeks of the academy, the class battled a liquid propane pit fire. The burn was controlled by two live fire training … Continue reading Class 51 Cadets Conquer Controlled Burn
Pinellas County’s Fire Administration Special Operations Teams prepare for emergencies – getting training to handle and rescue people injured in chemical spills, tanker accidents and more – at St. Petersburg College’s Allstate Center and Fire Training Center.
St. Petersburg College’s Firefighting Academy Class 49 assisted the Red Cross, Oldsmar Fire Rescue Department and the International Association of Fire Fighters 2980 in providing and installing life-saving smoke detectors in the Gull Aire Village senior community.
Recruits from St. Petersburg College’s Fire Academy Class #49 participated in the American Lung Association’s stair climb, held March 11 at the Bank of America Plaza in Tampa. The Fight for Air Climb is a way for firefighters and the community to raise funds to support the American Lung Association, which has positively impacted those affected by lung disease. The … Continue reading SPC Fire Academy participates in Tampa stair climb
The Fire and Public Safety Training Center at St. Petersburg College was recognized as Training Center of the Year by the State of Florida during an evening award ceremony in Tallahassee Monday, April 13. A total of ten awards were presented to men and women across the state for their service. Five representatives from SPC’s … Continue reading SPC named fire Training Center of the Year by state