Ronnie Stegge is promoted to Lieutenant at SWFD

Lead Staff Reporter

It was a proud moment for Ronnie Stegge. He was promoted to Lieutenant after a very close promotional exam where all of the firefighters did very well. With his wife, Shauna on hand, Ronnie Stegge was officially promoted to Lieutenant in a ceremony at City Hall yesterday afternoon.
Stegge is a veteran of the Sweetwater Fire Department. He has been with the department for ten years on the B shift. He has been promoted to B Shift Lieutenant. The rank became available when Lieutenant James Smith was given the Fire Marshall position.
Originally from California, Stegge started with the Sweetwater Fire Department in July of 2007.
His wife Shauna proudly pinned the Lieutenant bugle on her husband’s uniform. City Manager David Vela and Fire Chief Grant Madden were both on hand to officiate the ceremony.