From left, Montclair Deputy Fire Chief Brian Wilde, Deputy Chief Robert Duncan, Probationary Firefighter John Auletta, Probationary Firefighter Connor McCann, Probationary Firefighter Tyler Diggs, and Chief John Herrmann.

Three probationary Montclair firefighters have completed the Morris County Fire Academy 10-week training course and completed all requirements to be firefighters in the State of New Jersey.

Academy training included a physical fitness component, academic course work, live burn training, hazmat training as well as a host of other requirements. The new recruits must successfully complete a probationary year before being sworn-in as fully-fledged firefighters.

They are:

• Connor McCann: He currently lives in Montclair, graduated Verona High School, and worked as a dispatcher in Verona before being hired as a Montclair firefighter.

• John Auletta: He is a lifelong Montclair resident, graduated from Montclair High School and was a college student before being hired as a Montclair firefighter.

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• Tyler Diggs: He is a Lifelong Montclair resident, graduated from MHS, and was a college student before being hired as a Montclair firefighter.