Fire Department Announces Promotions

Higher ranks in order for three members currently serving as captain, lieutenant and firefighter respectively.

Three promotions on tap for Feb. 21 ceremony.
Three promotions on tap for Feb. 21 ceremony.
Congrats are in order for three members of the Newport Fire Department, who will be formally promoted to higher ranks at a ceremony later this month.

The office of the fire chief announced a promotional ceremony will be held at the fire department headquarters on Feb. 21 at 9 a.m.

To be promoted are:
  • Capt. Andrew O. Elder, to the rank of Deputy Fire Chief
  • Lt. Stephan D. Knapman, to the rank of Captain
  • Firefighter Shane M. Vieira, to the rank of Lieutenant


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