Cumberland firefighter graduates from Municipal Fire Academy

Cumberland firefighter graduates from Municipal Fire Academy

CUMBERLAND – Matthew R. Dallaire, of the Cumberland Fire Department, graduated on Nov. 17 from the Rhode Island Municipal Fire Academy.

Col. Ann C. Assumpico, director of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, said in a release that 12 firefighter trainees from five communities graduated, marking their completion of a nine-week training and certification program to become firefighters. Dallaire was the only firefighter from Cumberland in the graduating class.

The graduation ceremony was held at the Rhode Island Fire Training Academy in Exeter.