Town of Boonton names New Fire Chief; Captains and Lieutenants

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Town of Boonton new Fire Chief, Mr. David Kaplan

BOONTON — At the annual reorganization meeting of the Town of Boonton, the Mayor and Aldermen approved the appointment of Boonton Fire Department Chief, Deputy Chief and Battalion Chief along with a number of Lieutenants and Captains.

Mr. David Kaplan will assume the role of Fire Chief, for a term from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021;  Mr. Eric Johnson was appointed to Deputy Chief for a term from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021 and Mr. Anthony Cosentino was appointed to Battalion Chief for the same term.

Alderman Cyril Wekilsky administered the “Oath of Allegiance” to the following Lieutenants: Dan Silva, David Francisco, Tyler Wendt, Jim Dogg and Shane Dencker. He also administered the “Oath of Allegiance” to the following Captains: Bob Destefano, Anthony R. Bucco, Bruce Middleton, John Cosentino and Ron Rochette.

The Mayor and Aldermen approved Resolution No. 20-02, accepting the following 2020 Fire Department Appointments:

Position Term (1/1/20 to 12/31/21)
Chief Mr. David Kaplan
Deputy Chief Mr. Eric Johnson
Battalion Chief Mr. Anthony Cosentino

 

Maxfield Hose & Engine Co., No. 1 Term (1/1/20 to 12/31/21)
Captain Bruce Middleton
Lieutenant Tyler Wendt
Chief Driver 303: Rick Blood
South Boonton Hose & Engine No. 3 Term (1/1/20 to 12/31/21)
Captain Ron Rochette
Lieutenant Shane Dencker
Chief Driver 305: Ed Robillard
Maxfield Hook & Ladder Co., No. 1 Term (1/1/20 to 12/31/21)
Captain Bob DeStefano
Lieutenant Dan Silva
Chief Driver 301: Jack Steinhauser
Salvage & Rescue Co., No. 2 Term (1/1/20 to 12/31/21)
Captain Anthony R. Bucco
Lieutenant David Francisco
Chief Driver 302: RJ Ryerson, Jr.
Harmony Hose & Engine Co. 2 Term (1/1/20 to 12/31/21)
Captain John Cosentino
Lieutenant Jim Dodd
Chief Driver 304: Ed Bohon