MASON CITY, Iowa- The Mason City Fire Department held a ceremony on Friday to celebrate a new addition to the team.
Josh Deverell is a Mason City native and joined the department in March. He said it was an honor to receive his badge at the ceremony.
“Ever since I was a little kid, always seeing the fire engine leading the way of the Band Fest parade,” Deverell said. “It’s really nice to be able to come back and get my start here.”
Deverell said as a Fire Medic, he works as a firefighter and paramedic for the department. He said he works 24 hour shifts.