Profile

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.



Photo Of The Day

Sta. 12 Building Progress

Alarm Stats

Jan 368
July 366
Feb 318
Aug 358
Mar 292
Sep 0
Apr 257
Oct 0
May 301
Nov 0
Jun 369
Dec 0
Year Totals:
2020 - 2629
2019 - 4192
2018 - 3797
2017 - 3574

EMS Stats

Jan 999
July 941
Feb 816
Aug 889
Mar 855
Sep 0
Apr 724
Oct 0
May 792
Nov 0
Jun 952
Dec 0
Year Totals:
2020 - 6968
2019 - 10912
2018 - 11099
2017 - 10722

Employment

Christiana Fire Company is looking for responsible and reliable people.