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Wildwood Fire Department - 4400 New Jersey Avenue - Wildwood, New Jersey 08260

Captain Daniel Speigel Promoted to Deputy Fire Chief
November 22, 2013

On Friday November 22nd, in front of a packed room of family, friends, and fellow firefighters, the City of Wildwood Fire Dept. promoted Captain Daniel Speigel to the position of Deputy Fire Chief.  DFC Speigel was hired as a part-time firefighter in 1992 and then full- time in 1995.  Daniel was promoted to Fire Lieutenant in 2001 and then Fire Captain in 2003.  Daniel served as the Deputy Chief/Fire Official in 2010/2011 before taking a voluntary demotion back to Captain to prevent firefighter layoffs.  Many members of DFC Speigel's family were present for the ceremony including his father, Retired Chief of Department Floyd Speigel.  DFC Speigel's daughter pinned his badge on him for the ceremony.  DFC Speigel is a Certified Public Manager, New Jersey Certified Fire Officer, Fire Instructor, Fire Official, Haz-Mat Specialist/On-Scene Incident Commander, and EMT.  DFC Speigel regularly instructs courses for Kean University and the NJ Division of Fire Safety.  DFC Speigel is a previous member and Rescue Specialist of NJTF-1 Urban Search and Rescue Team and responded to the September 11, 2001 attacks.  Good luck to DFC Speigel in his new position.
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