July 3, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 27

President Sparky

Long Run's Hanson Assumes Leadership Of State Volunteer Firefighters Association

Bob “Sparky” Hanson, chief of the Long Run Fire Department, is the new president of the Montana State Volunteer Firefighters Association. He took up his duties at the 61st annual MSVFFA convention held June 13-15 in Corvallis.

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The passing of the Halligan, a firefighting tool and the badge of office, is made from Kraig Hansen, left, to Bob "Sparky" Hanson of Glasgow, the new president of the Montana Volunteer Firefighters Association.

The Montana Training Symposium 2013 was attended by over 200 firefighters from throughout Montana.

Hanson replaces outgoing president Kraig Hansen from Chinook. Hanson will now represent the 420 fire departments and around 10,000 volunteer firefighters in the state of Montana. Other duties include going to Helena to speak with the legislators about issues that hav...

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