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 331
July 412
Feb 302
Aug 366
Mar 334
Sep 350
Apr 342
Oct 360
May 350
Nov 361
Jun 327
Dec 0
Year Totals:
2019 - 3835
2018 - 3797
2017 - 3574
2016 - 3363

EMS Stats

Jan 886
July 956
Feb 831
Aug 906
Mar 936
Sep 939
Apr 865
Oct 926
May 924
Nov 908
Jun 863
Dec 0
Year Totals:
2019 - 9940
2018 - 11099
2017 - 10722
2016 - 10248

Employment

Christiana Fire Company is looking for responsible and reliable people.