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New assistant fire chief in Hastings

Troy Vorderstrasse will be sworn in as new assistant fire chief next week.
Troy Vorderstrasse will be sworn in as new assistant fire chief next week.(City of Hastings)
Published: Jan. 21, 2021 at 1:43 PM CST
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HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - A 27-year veteran of the department is taking over as Assistant Fire Chief in Hastings.

Hastings Fire and Rescue has selected Troy Vorderstrasse as its new Assistant Fire Chief.

Currently serving as a Fire Prevention Officer, Vorderstrasse will be sworn into his new position as Assistant Fire Chief next Monday, Jan. 25.

Vorderstrasse joined Hastings Fire and Rescue in 1994 as a Firefighter/EMT. He was promoted to the position of Lieutenant in 2003 and then Fire Prevention Officer in 2017.

His new duties will include assisting the Fire Chief in planning, organizing, and directing programs that support the operations of Hastings Fire and Rescue. He will also formulate policy, procedure, goals, and budget recommendations for consideration by the Fire Chief and will assist the Fire Chief in achieving these and other mandates of the city.

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