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Kevin J. Pegan

Captain/Fire Investigator/Pump Operator Kendallville Fire Dept

Work History

Kendallville Fire Department

2014Present

Station Captain

Main function as Station Captain is to manage the firefighters working 24 hour shifts. Currently have 4 people under my command. Ensure that maintenance is performed on all trucks at the station, daily work schedules are being completed, manage inventory of station supplies, and all necessary paperwork completed and filed.

Kendallville Volunteer Firemen, INC

2013Present

Secretary/Treasurer

Responsible for managing the financial books of the fire extinguisher sales and service business that Kendallville Volunteer Firemen use to make money for equipment and sponsorship of community projects. Currently responsible for deposits, checks, paying the bills, invoicing customers, maintaining merchant certifications by the state of Indiana, paying State Sales tax, taking notes at the monthly Business Meeting, and inventory of fire extinguishers.

Jake's Lawn and Landscape Service

2011-05Present

Lawn Mower Operator

Seasonal Lawn mowing, trimming, weed control, leaf pick up

Kendallville Fire Department

2008Present

Fire Investigator

Investigate the Cause and Origin of fires following NFPA 921 and 1033. Take pictures and complete detailed reports. Interview homeowners/renters, witness, and firefighters. Work with Indiana State Fire Marshal's Office, and various Law Enforcement Agencies.

Noble County EMS

2001-012004-02

Part time Advanced EMT

Perform patient care, operate medical equipment and apparatus, complete detailed reports

Kendallville Fire Department

2003-07Present

Career Firefighter/Pump Operator/First Responder

Fight fires, perform rescues, medical calls, truck maintenance, building maintenance, fire extinguisher service, drive and operate various apparatus and equipment. 

Noble County EMS

2004-052006-04

Part time Advanced EMT

Perform patient care, operate medical equipment and apparatus, complete detailed reports

Dow Corning

1996-072003-07

Shipping/Receiving

Inventory control, operate forklift, load and unload semi trucks, computer input

Staffmark

1996-011996-07

Temp employee

Temp employment to full time employment with Dow Corning

Kendallville Fire Department

1995-072003-07

Volunteer Firefighter

Volunteer firefighter, part time pump operator, fight fires, perform rescues, medical calls, etc

Education

Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne

1995-081996-05

Criminal Justice

Completed 1 year of studies (1996)

East Noble High School

1991-081995-05

High School Diploma

Completed 4 years of high school studies

Professional Organizations 

International Association of Arson Investigators

2015-11Present

Certified Fire Investigator

Certification Number 14-110659

National Association of Arson Investigators

2009-07Present

Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator

Certification Number 14770-7714

Certifications

Firefighter I/II, Driver Operator Pumper, Fire Officer I and II, Instructor II/III, Hazardous Materials Technician, Emergency Medical Responder, IDHS Fire Investigator I, IAAI Certified Fire Investigator, NAFI Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator

Awards

Kendallville Fire Department

Firefighter of the Year

2013