The San Bernardino County Fire Protection District recently celebrated the graduation of the Tower 17 Firefighter Recruit Class. The ceremony was held on March 21, at the Indian Springs High School Performing Arts Center in San Bernardino.

These 44 probationary firefighters took the next step in their careers and joined the ranks of County Fire. The event was a celebration of the dedication and hard work of these men and women witnessed by over 500 family members, friends and community supporters.

San Bernardino County Fire Chief Dan Munsey addressed the graduates and attendees, emphasizing the unique commitment required in the firefighting profession. He noted, “When you become a firefighter, it’s not a job. Our duty is that this is a calling. The firefighters you see in front of you are willing to put their lives down for somebody that they’ve never met.”

The new firefighters have already started their careers, providing essential fire, rescue and EMS services throughout the county. Their readiness to contribute to the safety and well-being of the community marks the beginning of an important chapter in their professional lives and the ongoing efforts to protect San Bernardino County residents.

The San Bernardino County Fire Protection District is a diverse workplace offering a range of career opportunities. Currently, the fire district is seeking to fill positions for firefighters and ambulance operators. Career opportunities include positions with the Office of the Fire Marshal, vehicle services, support services, and business operations, catering to a broad set of skills and interests.

For those interested in pursuing a career in the fire service, the San Bernardino County Fire Protection District offers a rewarding path. Potential candidates can find more information and apply at

Additional County Update News – April 4, 2024

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