Matt Read

Matt was hired to the career staff full-time in August of 2016 and is currently assigned to the C-Platoon. Prior to coming to Christiana, he was a Career FF/EMT for the Camden-Wyoming Fire Company.


In 2008, Matt joined the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department where he has previously held the positions of Lieutenant and Captain. Matt is currently serving as the Assistant Chief, and is tasked with managing the department's fire and rescue training programs.  


Matt also works as an instructor for the Delaware State Fire School, teaching the self contained breathing apparatus, RIT, and firefighter self survival. 


Matt holds the certifications of Pro Board Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Fire Officer I, Fire Officer II, Fire Instructor I, Fire Instructor II, Incident Safety Officer, and Hazardous Materials Operations.


Matt has been awarded a unit citation as a crew member of  Ladder 12 that rescued several people from a working building fire.

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Sta. 12 Building Progress

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Christiana Fire Company is looking for responsible and reliable people.