Kevin D. Zumwalt, director of the University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI), has announced that he will retire in August 2020. Zumwalt’s association with MU FRTI goes back to 1983, when he served as an instructor during the 50th anniversary Summer Fire School.
“Training firefighters has been a passion for me beginning in my early volunteer days with the St. Clair Fire Protection District,” Zumwalt said. “It has been an honor and privilege to have been a part of the institute’s rich history of providing training to fire and emergency responders in Missouri and beyond.”
MU FRTI, a continuing education unit of MU Extension, provides training to approximately 15,000 fire and emergency service first responders each year, enabling them to better protect lives and property within their communities.Continue Reading →