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Cheltenham Swears In Eight New Firefighters
Posted on Friday October 19, 2018
Cheltenham Township swore in eight new firefighters at its October 17, 2018 Board of Commissioners' meeting. Congratulations to our newest firefighters!

Congratulations to Cheltenham Township’s newest firefighters who were sworn in by Magisterial District Judge Christopher J. Cerski at the Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners’ meeting on October 17, 2018.

The eight new volunteer firefighters all recently graduated from the Basic Firefighter Training Academy, which requires 200 hours of classroom sessions, testing and hands-on training before being certified as a firefighter.

Cheltenham Township is served by five fire companies: Cheltenham Fire Company (, Elkins Park Fire Company (, Glenside Fire Company (, La Mott Fire Company (, and Ogontz Fire Company (

Cheltenham fire companies are always looking for volunteers, whether it is going out to fight fires or serving behind the scenes. Volunteering is a great way to serve your community. Contact your local fire company today.

2018 10 19 New Firefighters

From left to right (seated): Joseph Stanley, Glenside Fire Company; TJ Sylla, La Mott Fire Company; Steevens Verneus, La Mott Fire Company; Thandenjani Whayo, La Mott Fire Company; Michael Zalot, Elkins Park Fire Company; (middle): Magisterial District Judge Christopher J. Cerski; Justis Turner, La Mott Fire Company; Edward Lannutti, Elkins Park Fire Company; Commissioner Ann L. Rappoport; Riley Czech, Cheltenham Fire Company; Commissioner Brad M. Pranski; and Commissioner Drew Sharkey; (back): Commissioner Baron B. Holland; Commissioner Daniel B. Norris; Fire Marshal Joseph W. O’Neill; Commissioner Mitchell Zygmund-Felt; and Commissioner Irv Brockington.
Cheltenham Township   ~   8230 Old York Road   ~   Elkins Park, PA 19027
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