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.