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CCFD cadets set to graduate firefighters, paramedics at Selena Auditorium

Posted at 6:53 PM, Jun 14, 2023
and last updated 2023-06-15 13:05:40-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — 31 cadets are now one step closer to becoming part of the Corpus Christi Fire Department.

The cadets with the CCFD 44th Fire Academy will receive their official firefighter or paramedic badges during their graduation ceremony.

According to a release from the city of Corpus Christi, attendees of the event will include CCFD Fire Chief Brandon Wade, city manager Peter Zanoni, assistant fire chief Doug Matthijetz and Del Mar College President Mark Escamilla.

The ceremony takes place on Thursday at 3 p.m. at the Selena Auditorium at 1901 North Shoreline Blvd.

For more information, contact CCFD Assistant Fire Chief Doug Matthijetz at (361)826-3920 or by email at

Reasonable accommodations are provided if requested and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance or to request reasonable accommodation, please call (361) 826-3124 in advance.

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