"It is a great achievement to obtain 100% certification with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. A lot of hard work and dedication shows the commitment of the Ambridge Fire Department members. We will continue to work hard to provide the best service possible to the Borough of Ambridge" shared on the Ambridge Firefighters Facebook page.
According to the website, The purpose of this program is to identify and recognize emergency service personnel whose accomplishments in training and education meets or exceeds nationally recognized standards. The NFPA standards for Fire Service Professional Qualifications identify the minimum requirements for a person at a particular level of progression. A person certified to one of the Fire Service Professional levels will have demonstrated competency in the knowledge and skills required to perform at a particular level. The service that can be offered to the citizens, visitors and communities of the Commonwealth will be enhanced by the professional competency attained through this certification process.