(Photo courtesy of Ben Phillips)
During a brief ceremony at City Hall last month, Mayor Lyda Krewson presented St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson with a 40-year service pin. Jenkerson is a third generation St. Louis firefighter. He has provided the City with over 40 years of impeccable operational and tactical firefighting expertise with a spirit dedicated to public safety.
During his career, Jenkerson has served the St. Louis Fire Department in the capacity of a firefighter, fire captain, and battalion chief, and he is certified and experienced in each of the department's many domains including fire suppression, emergency medical services, aircraft rescue, vehicle entrapment, collapse rescue, high angle rescue, rescue diving and hazardous materials management, including chemical, biological, explosive and radiological incidents.
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Office of the Mayor