by Josh Bootsma
LANSING, Ill. (November 7, 2019) – Lansing Fire Chief Chad Kooyenga promoted firefighter Randall Wright to engineer during the November 5 Village Board meeting. Wright has worked for the department for seven years.
Chief Kooyenga said of Wright, “He’s been a real asset to the department. He’s the kind of guy who’s always up for a challenge…. I’m real happy to see a guy like Randall move up in the ranks.”
Wright’s father Bobb, who is a Lansing Human Relations Commissioner, pinned Wright’s badge on him. After Wright shook hands with the Board, his wife and daughter joined him and his father for a picture following his swearing in.
Lansing Fire Department stations are located at 2710 170th St. and 19300 Burnham Ave.
For non-emergency calls, the LFD’s number is 708-895-7400. For emergency calls, dial 911.