DORAL (CBSMiami) – The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department welcomed 27 new members to the team at the Recruit Class 148 graduation ceremony on Friday.

The ceremony was held at Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Training Headquarters in Doral.

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Following months of rigorous and skilled training, the 27 recruits officially received their silver badges to become full-time Miami-Dade Fire Rescue firefighters.

Miami-Dade Fire Chief Alan Cominsky personally handed out each certificate and pinned their badges onto their uniforms.

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MDFR followed COVID-19 safety protocols including mask-wearing and social distancing and live streamed the ceremony for friends, family, and the public.

Congratulations to Recruit Class 148.

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