Watertown adds two new firefighters to team

August 25, 2018

The Watertown Fire Department recently hired two firefighter/paramedics to fill positions left open from retirement and promotions.

Jeff Penna and Jason Quicker started their new positions with the Watertown Fire Department at the beginning of August.

Penna brings with him almost a decade of EMS experience. He worked several years as a critical care paramedic at Bell Ambulance and has been a member of the Johnson Creek Fire and EMS Department for the past 10 years. Penna received his fire training through MATC. He and his wife, Jenny, have three children.

Jason Quicker grew up in Richfield and joined the Richfield Volunteer Fire Company in September of 2013. He attended WCTC in Pewaukee and received his fire and paramedic certification.

In his free time, Quicker likes to be outdoors and go camping, climbing, hiking, fishing, boating and hunting. He said he likes winter and is an avid snowmobiler, likes to snowboard and plays ice hockey.

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