Congratulations Andrew Vogel
By Chief Steve Kreimer
September 11, 2023

Congratulations to Firefighter Andrew Vogel on successfully completing his probationary period. In order to be removed off of probation, Firefighter Vogel had to successfully complete both MFRI Firefighter I, a 135 hour course, and MFRI Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operation Couse, a 42 hour course. After complete both of these courses, Firefighter Vogel had to responded to 25 emergency incidents and then complete an in house a basic skills packet which covered such topics as:

- Apparatus Familiarization
- Supply Line Layout
- Ladder: Carries, Raises and Placement
- Exterior Attack Line Operations
- Fire Ground Roles and Responsibilities
- Infectious Control Training
- SCBA Use and Emergency Procedures
- Hose line advancement and Interior Attack Lines
- Operating all power equipment
- Radio Procedures

Congratulations to Firefighter Vogel on successfully completing his probationary pack and being removed off of probation and receiving his black helmet. This fall if you are looking to find Firefighter Vogel, you can find him on the football playing for the Francis Scott Key Eagles where he is an Outside Linebacker.

If you're looking for way to make an impact to your community, please consider joining your local volunteer fire department. Applications to the New Windsor Fire Department can be found on the Fire Department Website.