Plainfield Fire Chief Dave Peterson

Fire fails to take hold in historic structure

April 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

Papermill long considered a dangerous fire to fight by BETH ALTENA Plainfield Fire Chief Dave Peterson said his officers found a small fire in the Childsdale Papermill structure on Tuesday, April 10 but were successful in stopping the blaze from taking hold in the 100-year-old mill. A dozen first responder vehicles, including five pumper trucks from Plainfield, [...]

Plainfield Fire Department on life-saving streak

December 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Plainfield Fire Chief Dave Peterson earned a prestigious title in 2009, and recently his firefighters have saved two people who were without pulse or respiration when the rescue workers arrived. “I am very proud of them. These are the things that keep us going some days, the fact that we do save one.” Plainfield Fire Chief Dave Peterson was commenting on the actions [...]