The Georgetown Fire Department promoted 19 firefighters on Friday in a ceremony at Fire Station 5. Those promoted moved into a range of positions including firefighter, driver engineer, lieutenant, captain, battalion chief, and assistant chief. Fire Chief John Sullivan and Assistant Chief Clay Shell conducted the ceremony.
Jeff Davis was promoted from battalion chief to assistant chief. Hank Jones and Craig Krienke were promoted from captain to battalion chief. Joseph Finley, Robert Gordon, Bill Sherek, and Craig Sossner were promoted from lieutenant to captain. Gary Beyers, Jonathan Gilliam, TC Ryan, Michael Vaughn, and Travis Vinton were promoted from driver engineer to lieutenant. Daniel Bilbrey, Keith Hehmann, Garey Jackson, Mark Randall, and Wesley Seigmund were promoted from firefighter to driver engineer. Eric Lambert and James Ledbetter were promoted to firefighter after completing a year of probationary status.
The Georgetown Fire Department Honor Guard presented the colors at the event and the Georgetown Fire Department Pipes and Drums Band performed.