Lewiston Fire Department welcomes six new reserve firefighters

LEWISTON, ID - And a different type of celebration for the Lewiston Fire Department.

Friends and family gathered for a badge pinning ceremony. Brian Burke, Mitchell Chenault, Henry Funk, Kyle Greene, Mikael Leach, and Tyrell Poggemeyer are all officially reserve firefighters for the city of Lewiston.

To become a reserve firefighter they had to complete 13 weeks of extensive training, most recently finishing live fire training in Spokane. The Lewiston Fire Department only hires from their reserve officer pool.