1997 History


Chief: Jack Smith
Asst. Chief: Bill Becker
Asst. Chief: Carl Gossien

Fireman of the Year: Bill Klatt

Company 1

  • Capt. Rich Leonardo
  • Lt. Troy Hubner
  • Larry Boynton
  • Kevin Frey
  • Dave Nicholson
  • Glenn Martella
  • George Nichols
  • John Snyder

Company 2

  • Capt. Daniel Del Biaggio
  • Lt. Kevin Laloli
  • Leo Basler
  • Francis Brazil
  • Tom Grinsell
  • Randy Lorenzo
  • Jerry Lema
  • Alan Luster

Company 3

  • Capt. Dennis DelBiaggio
  • Lt. Greg Ford
  • Jim Aste
  • Brennan Dixon
  • Larry Emery
  • Tom Ford
  • Bill Klatt
  • Brian Morrison
  • Mike Ring

Company 4

  • Capt. Troy Land
  • Lt. Manuel Enos
  • Don Laffranchi
  • Larry Pries
  • Rogan Rice
  • Robin Smith
  • Parker Walworth

Note: All of the galleries here may also be accessed at http://history.ferndalefire.org. At that web site you can order prints, as well as items such as T-shirts, mugs, mouse pads, etc. with your favorite photos. The photos have also been indexed so you can search for photos that feature your favorite firefighter or apparatus.

8/30/1997 - CFMA Firemen's Muster

Ferndale hosted the state championship CFMA Firemen's Muster at the fairgrounds.

1997 Ferndale Muster Program

12/1997 - Fire Hall Renovation

With the department's apparatus getting larger and larger, the fire hall bays simply weren't big enough, so the hall was lifted and a new back addition was added.

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