King County, Washington:


Mountain View Fire & Rescue Change of Command ceremony, symbolizing movement of authority and command between two fire service officers.

Retiring Fire Chief Greg Smith was honored for his leadership & contributions to the fire service community & will begin his retirement. Fire Chief Dawn Judkins was officially sworn in, took her Oath of Office and have had badge pinned, completing the change in command.

Fire Chief Dawn Judkins is the first female Fire Chief in King County, WA so this is a milestone event for the region.

The ceremony included; bell ringing, bag pipes &/or Honor Guard & time honored fire service traditions. Cake was served at the reception, immediately following the ceremony.

This event was open to the public & the fire service community.

Photo Credit: Big Sky Sports Photography