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INTERVIEW Toby Bates Wes Sweatmon

by | Mar 5, 2017 | Breaking News, County News, Cullman, Fires, Get Smart, Interviews, Public Safety

Free Countywide Firemanship Classes Monday In Logan

In this interview with Logan Fire & Rescue Chief Toby Bates and Training Officer Wes Sweatmon, you will learn everything you need to know about their upcoming Firemanship classes AND how you can join up.

These classes are FREE and available to everyone from across Cullman County and northern Alabama.

The only qualifications are that you have:

a. A valid driver’s license,
b. Have a genuine interest in fires and/or firefighting,
c. The ability to fog a mirror

Following successful completion of Firemanship Essentials I, you would have an opportunity to enroll in Firemanship Essentials II in April.

Logan Fire & Rescue will also conduct Emergency Care Provider (ECP) in May.

They will finish the year with ultimate in basic fire training: the Certified Volunteer Firefighter class (aka 160 Class).

Contact Logan Fire & Rescue at 256-566-4971 or online at

Logan Fire & Rescue
INTERVIEW Toby Bates Wes Sweatmon
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Originally from Asheville, NC, Timothy brings an insightful holistic perspective as well as a mountain man tenacity to his various roles at Cullman Today. You can reach him at and/or (256) 615-8260.

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