4 New Members of Haddon Fire Company No. 1
New members sworn in at Commissioners meeting Thursday.
Submitted by Fire Chief Joe Riggs:
Haddon Fire Company No. 1 is pleased to announce the appointment of four new firefighters in Haddon Fire Company No. 1.
They were officially "sworn-in" Thursday by Director of Public Safety, Commissioner Edward Borden at the borough Commissioners meeting. All four firefighters are Haddonfield residents and all joined after expressing an interest in helping our fire department and our community.
- Daniel Katz - Redman Avenue. Dan grew up in Haddonfield and went to Haddonfield Memorial High School. He played soccer in Haddonfield and attended McGill University in Montreal. He is currently an EMT and works part-time on Moorestown ambulance. He also works at Camden County College as a tutor. His parents are Harold and Margaret. Dan visited the station on Fire Prevention Night and decided to apply for part-time employment as an EMT and also to join HFC as a new firefighter.
- Karl Foote - Westmont Avenue. Karl gaduated from Cherry Hill High School West and then graduated from University of Hartford with a bio-medical engineer degree. He is currently working in his family business with his father at Foote Financial in Cherry Hill. Karl responded to a recent ad in the local paper for new firefighter membership and decided to apply.
- Dan O'Brien - Hawthorne Avenue. Dan graduated from Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, NJ and attended Rowan University. He graduated with a BA Degree in Communications and obtained an MBA at Temple University. He works for IBM in Product Marketing. Dan recently stopped and helped extinguish a small porch fire in his neighborhood which further peaked his interest in joining Haddon Fire Company No. 1
- Sai Yerrapathruni - Kings Highway West. Sai attended Saint Ignatius High School in India and the National Institute of Technology in Calicut, India. He also received a Master of Science at Penn State University. He is a business manager for Entact Environmental Company, in Cherry Hill. Sai also responded to our ad for new firefighter members.