Andrew Santos and Sean Boland successfully completed Firefighter 1 at the Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy. This 190 hour program, which started mid-August and ended four months later in December, taught them the basics of fire science, engine and truck operations, ventilation, forcible entry, hazmat, first aid, survival tactics and other skills. Andrew and Sean will be ceremoniously presented their certificates for several N.J. State Certifications and N.J. Pro Board and IFSAC accreditation on Wednesday January 25, 2017 at 1900 in the Auten Road Intermediate School (281 Auten Road) gymnasium.
Hillsborough Fire Co #3 also congratulates firefighter Alex Glass-Hardenbergh for earning a baccalaureate degree in Finance from Lehigh University (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) this past fall. Last spring (2016), Alex earned a baccalaureate degree in Mechanical Engineering, also from Lehigh University. This summer Alex will begin full-time employment in New York City at IBM.