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Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel OtR Wednesday March 29 — note early start

March 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

| Free

Adam Thiel, Philadelphia’s Fire Commissioner since May 2016, will appear Wednesday, March 29 Off the Record at the Pen & Pencil Club at 7:30 p.m. (please note earlier start than usual).

According to the city’s web site biography of Thiel, “(his) 25 years’ experience spans five states (Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, Arizona, and Pennsylvania) as a chief fire officer, incident commander, company officer, fire and emergency services instructor, hazardous materials team leader, paramedic, technical rescuer, structural/wildland firefighter, swiftwater rescuer, and rescue SCUBA diver; he has directly participated in planning, response, and recovery efforts for multiple Presidentially-declared disasters and National Special Security Events (NSSEs), including the 9/11 tragedy, hurricanes, tropical storms, floods, an earthquake, and major blizzards.

Off the job, Thiel, according to the web site, “is an Ironman® triathlon finisher, Crossfit® athlete, bicyclist (road and mountain), SCUBA diver, kayaker, martial arts practitioner, and aspiring gardener.”

Doors open at 6:30 p.m, and our kitchen will be open, so arrive early for a good seat, good meal, and a good time.


March 29
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Pen & Pencil Club
1522 Latimer Street
Philadelphia, 19102 United States