Newman promoted to assistant chief, 2 firefighters join Hesperia dept. 

April 5, 2023

Hesperia Assistant Fire Chief, center, and firefighters Seth Barrs, at left, and Josh Hawk.

Newman promoted to assistant chief, 2 firefighters join Hesperia dept. 

HESPERIA — Jason Newman, a 15-year veteran of the Hesperia Area Fire Department, was promoted to assistant chief Wednesday, April 5.

Josh Hawk and Seth Barrs completed their training to join the department as firefighters.

Hesperia Assistant Fire Chief Jason Newman

Newman served as captain the previous seven years and lieutenant four years prior.

Hawk and Barrs completed the requirements to obtain their “black hats,” states the fire department.  “Congratulations to all, and thank you for your service and dedication to the community.”

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