Rapid City Fire Department recruit graduation run

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Rapid City Fire Department Recruit Academy 2019-1 will celebrate the end of their eleven-week training academy with a graduation run through Downtown Rapid City on Friday.

The run will begin at 8:00 am, leaving  from Fire Station 1 located at 10 Main Street. The run will proceed west on Main Street to 7th Street. The run will turn south on 7th Street before heading east on St. Joseph Street. The run will return to Station 1 via East Boulevard. Recruit Class 2019-1 will be escorted by veteran Rapid City Firefighters and members of the Rapid City Fire Department Command Staff.

While the run is for RCFD Recruits and Firefighters only, community members and businesses along the run route are invited to offer the graduating recruits their support and congratulations.

Graduation ceremonies for the eleven members of Rapid City Fire Department Recruit Academy 2019-1 will take place Friday at 2:00 pm in the Wells Fargo Theater at the Journey Museum. Doors for family and friends open at 1:30 pm. Media covering the event may arrive at 1:15 pm.

For questions or comment related to this release, please contact Jim Bussell, Public Information Officer for the Rapid City Fire Department, at the number 605-394-4180.

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