This Week in CT: Lt. firefighter injured in New Haven blaze makes donation to EMT trainees

This Week in Connecticut

(WTNH) — A big donation from the New Haven firefighter who was badly injured in the fire that killed firefighter Ricardo Torres.

RELATED: New Haven FD’s Lt. Rankins creates scholarship for city residents interested in obtaining EMT certification, named for firefighter Torres

Lieutenant Samod Rankins is donating $50,000 toward city residents interested in obtaining their EMT certification to pursue a firefighting career. Rankins is naming the scholarships after Torres. Applications will become available on August 1.

You must live in New Haven, be at least 18 years old,and have a high school diploma or GED.

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