MFD Promotes Two Firefighters

MFD Promotes Two Firefighters
Posted on 09/09/2018

Two Montclair firefighters received promotions during a swearing-in ceremony held Thursday, September 6 in Municipal Council Chambers. Daniel Ernst was promoted to Captain and John Fowler was sworn in as a Lieutenant. Municipal Clerk Linda Wanat administered the oath of office.

Capt. Ernst is a 1990 graduate of Seton Hall Preparatory School. He is a 20-year veteran of the Department, having joined in 1998. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2008. Capt. Ernst is currently in charge of Truck 2 in Group 1.

Lt. Fowler was born and raised in Montclair – he is a Montclair High School alumnus, class of 1995. Lt. Fowler graduated Lehigh University in 1999 and became a Montclair firefighter in 2004. He is currently in charge of the Department's Engine 2, Group 1.

Pictured L-R: Deputy Chief Brian Wilde, Deputy Chief Robert Duncan, Lt. John Fowler, Capt. Daniel Ernst, Chief John Herrmann