MISSION STATEMENT

ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES

To promote and deliver life safety by providing efficient, professional, high quality, cost effective and timely protective services including fire suppression, emergency medical services, fire prevention, disaster response management, public safety education and code enforcement

Teamwork

We, the department members, should respect and encourage each other to make our organization an exceptional service.

 

Focus on Customers

Our highest commitment is to those individuals who are in need of our services. We will strive to meet and exceed their expectations at all times.

 

Quality of Service

We will relentlessly pursue exceptional quality in providing our services.

 

Innovation and Creativity

We will strive to continuously pursue innovative and creative opportunities in change.

 

Uncompromising Ethical & Professional Behavior

We will continuously uphold the highest ethical and professional standards.

FIREFIGHTERS

The Duxbury Fire Department consists of 31 professionals serving under the leadership of Chief Rob Reardon

CHIEF OFFICERS

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ROB REARDON

Fire Chief/Paramedic

Rob Reardon was appointed a career firefighter on August 28, 2002. Having also served as Captain, and Deputy Chief, he was appointed Chief of Department on July 15, 2022. Chief Reardon also serves as the Public Information Officer as well as a communication specialist on the Plymouth County Technical Rescue Team. Chief Reardon holds a bachelor’s degree in Fire Science and a bachelor’s degree in communications. Chief Reardon is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program, and the University of Massachusetts Boston, Edward J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management Chief Fire Officer Program.

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BRIAN MONAHAN

Deputy Fire Chief/EMT

Brian Monahan was appointed a career firefighter on March 13, 2000. Having also served as Captain, he was promoted to Deputy Chief on July 15, 2022. Deputy Chief Monahan is also a member of the Plymouth County Fire Chiefs Association, Major Operations Support Team. Deputy Monahan holds an associate’s degree in Fire Science and a bachelor’s degree in Fire Administration. Deputy Chief Monahan is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program, and the University of Massachusetts Boston, Edward J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management Chief Fire Officer Program.

CAPTAINS

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PJ HUSSEY

Fire Captain/Paramedic

PJ Hussey was appointed a career firefighter on May 8, 1995. He was promoted to captain on March 31, 2014. Captain Hussey serves as the shift commander of shift 1.

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ALEX MERRY

Fire Captain/Paramedic

Alex Merry was appointed a call firefighter on September 10, 2001, and a career firefighter on January 3, 2005. He was promoted to captain on July 26, 2019. He serves as the administrative captain, the department's training, and technical rescue coordinator. Captain Merry is also the director of the Plymouth County Technical Rescue Team, and a member of FEMA USAR MATF-1.

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JACK AHERN

Fire Captain/Paramedic

Jack Ahern was appointed a call firefighter on October 6, 2009, and a career firefighter on August 15, 2011. He was promoted to captain on September 16, 2019. He serves as shift commander of shift 2 and the dive coordinator. Captain Ahern and as a Rescue/Dive Specialist on the Plymouth County Technical Rescue Team.

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DOUG CUNNINGHAM

Fire Captain/EMT

Doug Cunningham was appointed a call firefighter on September 10, 2001, and a career firefighter on January 27, 2003. He was promoted to captain on March 1, 2021. He serves as shift commander of shift 4.

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KEITH NETTE

Fire Captain/Paramedic

Keith Nette was appointed a call firefighter on February 20, 2008, and a career firefighter on June 9, 2014. He was promoted to captain on July 15, 2022. He serves as shift commander of shift 3. Captain Nette is the department's communications coordinator and is a member of the social media team.

ADMINISTRATION

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KERRIE IASI

Executive Assistant to the Chief

Kerrie Iasi was hired on July 1, 2019 and is the executive assistant to the fire chief.

CAREER FIREFIGHTERS

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CHUCK NUDD

Firefighter/EMT

Chuck Nudd was appointed a call firefighter on May 15, 1989, and a career firefighter on June 9, 1997. He is assigned to shift 1.

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BUZZ WADSWORTH

Firefighter/EMT

Buzz Wadsworth was appointed a career firefighter on September 13, 1999. He is assigned to shift 2. He is a member of the department's honor guard.

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KIRSTEN PIPER

Firefighter/Paramedic

Kirsten Piper was appointed a career firefighter on October 30, 2006. She serves as the department's emergency medical services (EMS) manager.

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MIKE CARDOZA

Firefighter/Paramedic

Mike Cardoza was appointed a career firefighter on February 1, 2010. He is assigned to shift 4. He is a member of the department's dive team and is a dive specialist on the Plymouth County Technical Rescue Team.

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DENNIS MIKKOLA

 Firefighter/EMT 

Dennis Mikkola was appointed a call firefighter on September 10, 2008, and a career firefighter on July 19, 2010. He is assigned to shift 1.

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MIKE GILLIS

Firefighter/EMT

Mike Gillis was appointed a call firefighter on June 15, 2004, and a career firefighter on September 6, 2011. He is assigned to shift 3. He is a member of the public education team.

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JEN STRATTON

Firefighter/Paramedic

Jen Stratton was appointed a career firefighter on December 1, 2014. She is assigned to shift 4. She is a member of the department's honor guard.

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MATT BRYER

Firefighter/Paramedic

Matt Bryer was appointed a call firefighter on July 6, 2015, and a career firefighter on January 11, 2016. He is assigned to shift 4. He is a member of  the public education team and the Department's dive team. He is also a member of the Plymouth County Technical Rescue Team.

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JUSTIN STRATTON

Firefighter/Paramedic

Justin Stratton was appointed a call firefighter on July 31, 2012, and a career firefighter on July 10, 2017. He is assigned to shift 1. He is a member of the department's honor guard.

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KEVIN HEATH

Firefighter/Paramedic

Kevin Heath was appointed as a career firefighter on April 16, 2019. He is assigned to shift 1. He is the Department's SCBA, PPE, equipment, and stations coordinator. He is also a member of the public education team.

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STEVE MACCINI

Firefighter/EMT

Steve Maccini was appointed as a career firefighter on May 14, 2019. He is assigned to shift 4 and serves as the department's mechanic and apparatus coordinator. He is a member of the department's dive team. He is also a member of the Plymouth County Technical Rescue Team.

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PAT DWYER

Firefighter/Paramedic

Pat Dwyer was appointed as a career firefighter on July 15, 2019. He is assigned to shift 3.

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ZACK O'SULLIVAN

Firefighter/Paramedic

Zach O'Sullivan was appointed as a career firefighter on July 15, 2019. He is assigned to shift 2. He is the department's EMS training coordinator.

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JOHN ROTA

Firefighter/Paramedic

John Rota was appointed as a career firefighter on January 2, 2020. He is assigned to shift 4. He is a member of the social media team. public education team and the department's dive team. He is also a member of the Plymouth County Technical Rescue Team.

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SEAN MAIORANO

Firefighter/EMT

Sean Maiorano was appointed as a career firefighter on December 1, 2020. He is assigned to shift 3. He is a member of the public education team.

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DAN DOUGHERTY

Firefighter/EMT

Dan Dougherty was appointed as a career firefighter on February 2, 2021. He is assigned to shift 1.

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BRETT LOWDER

Firefighter/Paramedic

Brett Lowder was appointed as a career firefighter on February 2, 2021. He is assigned to shift 3. He is the hazardous materials coordinator and a member of the public education team.

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TOM BRANDT

Firefighter/Paramedic

Tom Brandt was appointed as a career firefighter on February 22, 2021. He is assigned to shift 2. He is a member of the public education team and the
social media team and the Department's honor guard.

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MATTHEW DEMERS

Firefighter/EMT

Matthew Demers was appointed as a career firefighter on September 13, 2021. He is assigned to shift 2.

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CHRISTOPHER BRADLEY

Firefighter/Paramedic

Christopher Bradley was appointed as a career firefighter on July 25, 2022

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JARED WATERS

Firefighter/Paramedic

Jared Waters was appointed as a career firefighter on July 25, 2022

CALL FIREFIGHTERS

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STEPHEN LAAPER

Firefighter/Paramedic

 

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WILL KELSO

Firefighter/EMT

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NICK STEHN

Firefighter/EMT