Bowen completes firefighter training

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Andrew Bowen of Magnolia recently graduated from the Glasgow Fire Department training course.

Bowen began the 12-week training process in March. During the training, he learned skills in the prevention, suppression and repelling of fires.

Following in his father’s footsteps, Bowen began pursuing a career as a firefighter three years ago by applying for different departments. His hiring process for Glasgow Fire Department began in July 2012.

A swearing-in ceremony for new recruits was held on May 24 with Glasgow Mayor Rhonda Trautman officiating.

Andrew is the son of Magnolia firefighter Shaun Bowen and Janice Shipp of Campbellsville.