Twelve new firefighters have been assigned to fire stations throughout the County following graduation from BCoFD's Fire-Rescue Academy.

Graduation ceremonies for these Lateral Firefighter Candidates were held last night at Sparrows Point High School. Lateral candidates have prior experience as career firefighters with other agencies.

These new Fire Department members will spend the next two years as Probationary Firefighters and will continue their training in the field as they apply the skills learned in the classroom.

The following is a list of the new members and their assignments:

PFF Joshua Campbell - Station 17/Texas
PFF Donald Coster III - Station 8/Fullerton
PFF Joseph Galloway - Station 12/Middle River
PFF Daniel Glassman - Station 5/Halethorpe
PFF Scott Gross - Station 16/Golden Ring
PFF Russell Harris - Station 5/Halethorpe
PFF Steven Hinch - Station 17/Texas
PFF Brady Kiehl - Station 4/Catonsville
PFF Charles Phillips - Station 10/Parkville
PFF Anthony Saraceni - Station 3/Woodlawn
PFF Todd Schlossnagle - Station 56/Franklin
PFF Andrew Turner - Station 1/Towson