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Two firefighters honoured for ten years of service in Fort St. John


FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The City of Fort St. John honoured 2 firefighters for 10 years of service in Fort St. John.

Matt Crompton first started with the Fort St John Fire Department on July 10, 2006 as a Full Time Regular Fire Fighter.

In May of this year, Matt became a Senior Fire Fighter. Matt is also President of the IAFF Local 2143. He is also working on the 9/11 memorial ceremony.

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Most recently, Matt and his wife Edith, welcomed their third child into the family, a baby boy named Jayden.

“Matt is hard-working, committed and proud to be a member of the Fort St John Fire Department, just as the Fire Department is proud to call Matt one of their own.”


Stephen Beard was a volunteer with the fire department for one and a half years. He then gained full-time employment on July 11, 2006.

Stephen is involved in the IAFF Local 2143 and has held the position of Treasurer for 8 years and counting.

Stephen is also actively involved in the Burn Fund Ball as the MC.

“Through his ten years of service, Stephen has proven himself to be an active, dedicated hard worker and continues to be an asset to the Fort St John Fire Department.”

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