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NCFD to hold promotion ceremony and honor personnel for life-saving actions


The North Charleston Fire Department will hold its largest promotional ceremony of the year on Saturday, November 1 at 10:30am at Montague Terrace.

All Fire Department personnel will be in attendance, along with their families, and in dress uniform for the promotions of 25 members of the fire department earning the ranks of Engineer, Captain, Battalion Chief, and Division Chief.  Significant accomplishments and life-saving actions will also be recognized with accounts of each event to be shared.

Speaking on the significance of the day, North Charleston Fire Chief Greg Bulanow said, “This is an important day as we formally recognize the extraordinary service of the men and women of the North Charleston Fire Department.  It takes an exceptional person to dedicate themselves to the fire service, a job committed to helping others and saving lives. It is a great privilege to honor these individuals while among their peers and in public.”

The promotional ceremony will include:

  • Formal pinning of badges for 25 promotions
  • Recognitions for significant accomplishments
  • Awards for longevity
  • Presentation of ceremonial axes to retirees
  • Awards for meritorious feats, including life-saving actions
  • Remarks from Mayor Keith Summey and Fire Chief Greg Bulanow


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