Bruce Springsteen's son sworn in as Jersey City firefighter

Carla Harmon
January 15, 2020

The Boss's courageous son is officially ready to go fight fires in New Jersey.

With his famous parents looking on, Bruce Springsteen's son was sworn in Tuesday morning as a Jersey City firefighter at City Hall.

Springsteen, 25, was sworn in as a new minister on Tuesday.

'We're very proud, ' Bruce told reporters at the ceremony.

The mayor Jersey City, New Jersey, swore in 15 new firefighters - and one of them was Bruce Springsteen's son. "I'm just excited to be here".

The 70-year-old rocker and Patti, 66, sat in the front row as Sam, 26, was sworn into the newest class at City Hall during a ceremony with Mayor Steven Fulop.

The youngest of Bruce and singer-songwriter Patti Scialfa's three children had been a member of the Colts Neck Fire Department close to his folks' home. "JC firefighter... Stay safe. love your fearless heart", the mom wrote.

Sam's mom broke the news last summer when his she posted on her Instagram "you followed your dreams". More than 200 firefighters have been hired since 2013.

Jersey City officials say it's the 10th class fire department since Fulop took office. His father Bruce Springsteen, mother Patti Scialfa and brother Evan were there to support him.

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