The Utica Fire Department  is adding to its ranks.

Six new firefighters were sworn-in by Mayor Robert Palmeiri at City Hall this morning.

Assistant Fire Chief George Clark says the new recruits are an important addition to the force.

All six firefighters are Utica residents.

  • Matthew Calidonna
  • Stephen Revere
  • Matthew Robertello
  • Daniel Taurisani
  • William Tomaino
  • James Zwijacz

They'll begin a 14-week training program at the Utica Fire Academy on Monday.