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Charleston swears in new firefighters

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The city of Charleston had a ceremony on Nov. 15 at 10 a.m. to swear in four new firefighters/paramedics.

THe four new additions to the dept. are: Patrick Lively, William Martin, Bryan Payne and Thomas Robinson.

The new firefighters are attending the Charleston Fire Dept. training academy and will be on duty after the first of the year.

The new members will have to complete a series of courses before they can be active firefighters.

As part of the hiring process the candidates had to currently be certified paramedics.