Two dozen members of the Columbia-Richland Fire Department earned promotions to new ranks of leadership during the early months of 2024. All of them were recognized during a Promotional Pinning Ceremony for the department held on the evening of April 25, 2024. Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins officially presented new badges to 15 fire engineers, seven fire captains and one new senior firefighter as well as a senior deputy fire marshal. Friends and family members of the honorees attended the event, which was held at CRFD Headquarters on Laurel Street.

– Submitted by Mike DeSumma