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SAFER grant gives Calif. fire department largest recruit class in 14 years

The newly graduated recruits will allow the city to reopen a fire station closed in 2008


By Jessica A. York 
The Vallejo Times Herald

VALLEJO, Calif. — Unlike the sisters of many people who graduate this time of year, Kristin Alberti watched with rapt attention Friday as her brother vaulted into a smoky room to rescue a "baby" before he received his diploma.

Jonathan Alberti was followed to the left, right, above and behind by his nine fellow firefighter graduates.

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