Peoria Fire Department hires 16 new recruits for the first time in 3 years

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The Peoria fire department just added 16 new faces to its team, something the department hasn’t done in three years. Jim Bachman, Peoria’s fire chief, said the last time a graduating class came on board from Peoria’s Fire Academy was in June of 2018. Bachman said uncertainties led to the department’s … Continue reading Peoria Fire Department hires 16 new recruits for the first time in 3 years