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Lansing firefighter Randall Wright promoted to engineer

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.

Randall Wright’s father Bobb pins Randall’s badge as Fire Chief Kooyenga and the Board look on. (Photo: Josh Bootsma)

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.

Wright’s wife and daughter joined him and his father for a picture following his swearing in. (Photo: Josh Bootsma)

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.

Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.