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New firefighter joins Homewood department

Shawn Santos is Homewood’s newest firefighter/paramedic. (Provided photo)

Shawn Santos became Homewood’s newest firefighter/paramedic on Monday.

Shawn Santos

Village clerk Marilyn Thomas administered the oath of office at village hall as fellow firefighters looked on.

Santos had worked for the Homewood Fire Department on a part-time basis, and worked for the Village of Markham full-time before accepting the full-time position with Homewood.

A graduate of St. Lawrence High School, Santos earned an associate’s degree from Moraine Valley Community College and went through paramedic training at UChicago-Medicine Ingalls Memorial Hospital.

Santos and his wife, Kaitlyn, live in Homewood with their five-year-old son and newborn twin daughters.

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