Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri has appointed five firefighters to the Utica Fire Department.

The appointments took place on Friday at City Hall.

On Monday, the five recruits will begin an intensive 14-week training program at the Utica Fire Academy.

The following recruits were appointed to the UFD:

  • Ryan Vinci
  • Peter San Antonio
  • Brian Roux
  • Brent Boek
  • Jonathan Peters
Jim Rondenelli, WIBX
Jim Rondenelli, WIBX