Gratton gets his helmet badge

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Former probationary firefighter Spencer Gratton got his helmet badge Saturday night after he successfully completed his probationary year with the Fort Dodge Fire Department. Lt. Mitch Halverson, at left, along with Lt. Tom Ubben, presented it to him during a short graduation ceremony at the station. Gratton is a Critical Care Paramedic, and previously worked in the Quad Cities for AMT Ambulance. He was also a volunteer firefighter at Bettendorf Fire Rescue and he works part-time for Van Diest Medical Center in Webster City.