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Kearney Volunteer Fire Department honors new officers with insignia pinning ceremony – CENTRAL

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The Kearney Volunteer Fire Department celebrates the election of new officers.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 8:28 p.m. CDT

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KEARNEY, NE – The Kearney Volunteer Fire Department celebrates the election of new officers.

The new officers were elected in April and honored in a pinning ceremony at Tuesday night’s city council meeting.

Jeremy Feusner takes over as the 27th head of the department, replacing Jim Tacha who held the position for seven years. Feusner has 19 years of fire service experience, including time with the fire services in Holdrege and North Platte.

The firefighters’ badges were covered with mourning bands in honor of Don Jobman, who died earlier on Tuesday. Jobman was a volunteer firefighter for 32 years and served as chairman of the board.

Firefighters: Fire Chief Jeremy Feusner, Battalion Chiefs Dave Krueger and Aaron Jameson, Fire Captains Tyler Vlasin and Max Gintzler, Fire Lieutenants Kyle Smith and Lonny Reeder, and Rescue Lieutenant Chris Hellerich.

Officers: President Gene Beerbohm, Vice President Brad Isaac, Secretary Brad Anderson, Treasurer Matthew Ullman, Board of Directors Todd Walton, Bryan Chase and Terry Eirich.