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March 26, 2013

March 26, 2013

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DanJohnson350Rural/Metro Fire Department is proud to announce that Rural/Metro Fire Marshal Dan Johnson was recently named the Code Official of the Year by the East Tennessee Building Officials Association (ETBOA).

“Dan has served for many years as the fire marshal for the Farragut area and is a diligent, hard-working member of the Rural/Metro Fire Department,” said Rural/Metro Fire Chief Jerry Harnish. “His work is exemplary. He understands that preventing fires is the best way to save lives and property, and he is dedicated to thorough, regular inspections and providing fire prevention education to keep the Farragut community safe.”

Code Official of the Year is the ETBOA’s most prestigious award and recognizes individuals who are knowledgeable, hard-working and dedicated to their community and profession. Johnson received the award at the ETBOA annual training and safety meeting in February.

Johnson has worked as the Rural/Metro fire marshal for Farragut for more than 12 years. He is been actively involved in ETBOA, serving as president of the ETBOA board of directors in 2012, vice president in 2011 and secretary/treasurer in 2010. Johnson lives in Farragut with his wife, April, and son.

About Rural/Metro Fire Department

Rural/Metro Fire Department is the third largest fire jurisdiction in the state by population protected and has provided fire protection for Knox County since 1977.

Rural/Metro Corporation provides emergency and non-emergency medical transportation, fire protection, and other safety services in 22 states and approximately 400 communities throughout the United States.