Mount Vernon Fire Department names 1st Hispanic deputy fire chief
The Mount Vernon Fire Department now has its first Hispanic deputy fire chief
Juan Peralta just received the promotion to the position.
He's been a dedicated member of the department since 2004.
During his time, he has become a certified EMT, arson investigator, and level two fire instructor.
He was promoted to fire lieutenant in 2013, and then to fire captain in 2017.