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The West Fargo Fire Department recently welcomed five new volunteer firemen. Back row, (l-r): Pat Ward, David Sapp, and Scott Otto. Front: Brittany Ragan, and Lorissa Lenertz. Submitted photo

First two female members; West Fargo Fire department welcomes five new volunteers

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Five new volunteers have become active members of the West Fargo Fire Department including two first-time ever women firefighters - Brittany Ragan and Lorissa Lenertz - joined by Pat Ward, David Sapp and Scott Otto.


West Fargo Fire Chief Roy Schatschneider said the addition brings the current volunteer squad numbers to 43, the maximum presently needed to utilize the firefighting equipment available.

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