Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


Shimkus Recognizes Germantown Fire Department

May 19, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing the 125th anniversary of the Germantown Fire Department.

“The Germantown Fire Department was chartered on May 2, 1892 and included 18 volunteer firefighters. Currently, the department has 35 members and responds to an average of 110 calls per year,” Shimkus said. “I stand today to salute the Germantown Fire Department on its 125th anniversary and to wish it the very best in the future.”

The full entry in the congressional record can be found HERE.