Mount Vernon Fire Department names 1st Hispanic deputy fire chief

Juan Peralta has been a dedicated member of the department since 2004.

News 12 Staff

Jun 27, 2023, 11:23 AM

Updated 336 days ago

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The Mount Vernon Fire Department now has its first Hispanic deputy fire chief
           
Juan Peralta just received the promotion to the position.
           
He's been a dedicated member of the department since 2004.
           
During his time, he has become a certified EMT, arson investigator, and level two fire instructor.
           
He was promoted to fire lieutenant in 2013, and then to fire captain in 2017.


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