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Cottage Grove Public Safety Director Craig Woolery participates in a firefighter training exercise earlier this year. (Submitted photo)

Cottage Grove public safety director completes basic firefighter training

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It's easier to relate to firefighters after you carry their 60 pounds of gear or breach the window of a burning building.

That is clear now to Cottage Grove Public Safety Director Craig Woolery, who after about 30 years as a police officer and paramedic recently completed firefighter basic training. Woolery trained earlier this year with nine people who are planning to join the city's fire department.


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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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