Fire engineer completes officer development program

February 8, 2019

BETHEL — Bethel’s fire chief engineer, William Cadella, recently took part in a week-long fire officer development seminar in Pensacola, Fla.

Cadella was one of 250 fire officers selected to participate in the 50-hour County Fire Tactics Officer Development program from Jan. 21 to Jan. 25.

The program was led by retired New York City Fire Department Chief John Norman and Battalion Chief Curt Isakson, of the Escambia County Fire Department in Florida.

Seminar topics included firefighting operations in single- and multiple-family dwellings, commercial buildings, water supply and various technical rescue situations.

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