Fire Department News

Graduation from Basic Operations Firefighter Academy
March 13th, 2020

The Pontiac Fire Department is proud to announce that Probationary FF. Joshua Lanning has graduated from the BOF Academy that was held for 9 weeks at NIPSTA in Glenview, IL.  Prob. FF. Lanning is now assigned A (Black) Shift.  We have very high hopes for him and his future with the fire department.  
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Anniversary Announcement
03/01/20

The Pontiac Fire Department would like to recognize Capt. Andrew Hoeniges on his anniversary with the department.  Capt. Hoeniges has proudly served our community for 19 years.  Thank you for your service to our community and leadership within the fire department! 
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Retirement Announcement
03/01/2020

The Pontiac Fire Department would like to announce the official retirement of Lt. Rob Schoon.  After years of public service to  the Pontiac community and the the Livingston County area we would like to wish Lt. Schoon a healthy and happy retirement.  We wish him the best of luck in the next chapter of his life!

Lt. Schoon Retirement
Promotion Announcement 
03/01/2020

Pontiac Fire Department would like to announce the promotion of Engineer Michael Jahn to Lieutenant as a result of Lt. Schoon's retirement.  We would like to wish Lt. Jahn the best of the luck with his new position on the department!

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Graduation from Fire Academy
12/13/2019

Pontiac Fire Department would like to announce that Probationary Firefighter Devon Johansen has graduated from Basic Operations Fire Academy held at NIPSTA Fire Academy in Glenview, IL.  He will be assigned to B (Red) Shift to complete his probationary training with the department.  We have very high hopes for his future with the department and we welcome him back to shift.  Congratulations!

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