STOW — State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey and Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Deputy Director Joseph C. Klucznik presented certificates of completion to members of the Call/Volunteer Recruit Firefighter Training Class No. 80. The ceremony took place on Monday, Feb. 24, at Department of Fire Services, 1 State Road.

The Call/Volunteer Firefighter Recruit Training program delivers a standard recruit training curriculum, meeting national standards, on nights and weekends to accommodate the schedule of firefighters in suburban and rural areas. The classroom training took place evenings at the DFS Springfield campus and at the South Deerfield Fire District. All of the practical training took place at the Springfield campus on weekends.

The 36 graduates represent 21 fire departments. Local graduates are William Campbell, Trevor Dion and Erinn O'Connell, Holden; John Walton, Paxton; and Jon Barry, Princeton.