Chelan Fire and Rescue’s Volunteer Firefighter/EMT Jonathon Mendoza has been selected as Washington State Volunteer Firefighter of the Year. A huge honor for Jonathon and Chelan Fire and Rescue. Jonathon has been a strong contributor to Chelan Fire and Rescue since  05/01/2012 when he joined the department. Jonathon pulls shift regularly at Station 71 in Chelan and is a qualified combat firefighter, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certified, Apparatus Driver/Operator Wildland Red Card holder, a member of the Rescue Swimmers Program and the High and Low Angle Rescue Team. Jonathon also filled in as a temporary hire (full time) firefighter in late 2018.