JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A ceremony to welcome a new class of firefighters became a star-studded affair with “The Boss” Bruce Springsteen in the audience.
Just like his father, the younger Springsteen is also making New Jersey Proud, reports CBS2’s Christina Fan.READ MORE: Campaign 2021: Polls Open For Early Voting In New York City Primaries; First With Ranked Choice Voting
Sam Springsteen was officially sworn into the Jersey City Fire Department at City Hall on Tuesday, joining 14 others in his class.
The 26-year-old took a civil service exam in 2017. He graduated from the Monmouth County Fire Academy in 2014 and served as a volunteer firefighter at three different stations.
Sam is the youngest of Bruce Springsteen’s three children with wife Patti Scialfa, none of whom have followed them into show business.READ MORE: NYPD: Mother Throws 4-Week-Old Daughter, 2-Year-Old Son Out Window Before Jumping Out Herself
Both of his very proud parents were on hand after the ceremony.
“It was a long road, he’s very dedicated, quite a few years and we are just excited for him today,” said Bruce.
When asked about all the training he went through, Sam told CBS2 it definitely wasn’t easy.MORE NEWS: 3 Arrested, 1 Suspect Still Wanted For Drive-By Shooting That Injured 4 In Yonkers
His class brings the Jersey City Fire Department’s total to a historic total of 666 firefighters.