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Hackensack welcomes new leaders to fire department


Hackensack’s new fire chief and assistant chief bring plenty of experience into their new roles.

Chief Tony Peterson represents the middle generation of three generations of fire department volunteering. His dad, Jack Peterson, served many years on the Hackensack department. Tony has been on the department 35 years.

His son, Gavin, has been a firefighter for Hackensack 10 years. His son, Dane, has been a firefighter for more than three years.

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