Crawfordsville Fire Dept. announces two new hires

Photo courtesy of the Crawfordsville Fire Department. Blye (left) and Corbett pose for a photo during one of their first shifts on the CFD.

The Crawfordsville Fire Department (CFD) is pleased to announce the addition of Gage Corbett and Timothy Blye to the department this week.

Blye is a 2017 Jefferson High School graduate from Lafayette, Ind. He previously received high school training with the Lafayette Fire Department and St. Elizabeth School of Nursing and employment with the Cass County Fire Department.

Corbett is a 2017 Elwood Jr./Sr. Highschool graduate from Elwood, Ind. He previously worked with the Pipecreek Township Fire Department and the Tipton Fire Department.

“It is always great to welcome new members to the Crawfordsville Fire Department family,” said Crawfordsville Fire Department Chief Scott Busenbark. “Both of these young men have practical, in-filed experience with fire rescue and EMT, and I am confident that they will be wonderful additions to our department.”

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About the City of Crawfordsville: Crawfordsville is home to more than 16,000 residents and is the county seat in Montgomery County, Indiana. About an hour west of Indianapolis, the growing city is known for its state and nationally recognized paramedicine program, extensive outdoor recreational opportunities at Shades State Park and Sugar Creek River, and is home to the Ironman Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championships and Wabash College.