We are pleased to welcome Matt Dekat of Wamego to our team as a Fire Prevention Inspector. He brings to his position many years of experience in the construction industry and a degree in Construction Engineering Technology.
Matt will be inspecting facilities in Region 12, which is a Northeast Kansas territory encompassing Shawnee, Washington, Marshall, Nemaha, Jackson and Pottawatomie counties.
For the past 15 years, Matt has acquired a great deal of experience in construction, including developing cost estimates for commercial, civil and residential projects.
Matt, who lives on a farm north of Wamego, says “Faith, family and friends are what’s important to me.” He enjoys being active in his church, working on home improvement projects, and spending time hunting, fishing and golfing.
“I am thrilled to be a part of the State Fire Marshal’s office,” Matt says. “I am embracing the challenge of learning a new trade and moving in a new direction.”