DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(042518) – ODESSA FIRE RESCUE APPOINTMENTS AND PROMOTIONS

ODESSA, TEXAS/APRIL 25, 2018 – ODESSA FIRE RESCUE HELD ITS APPOINTMENTS AND PROMOTIONS CEREMONY AT THE ODESSA FIRE DEPARTMENT CENTRAL STATION. TWO CAPTAINS WERE PROMOTED, A PROMTION TO ENGINEER, AND SIX ROOKIES RECEIVED THEIR FIRE FIGHTER SHEILD.

(JOHN ALVAREZ, FIRE CHIEF –  ODESSA FIRE-RESCUE)

“THERE’S A LOT OF REQUIREMENTS THAT GOES TO EARNING THAT FIRE FIGHTER SHIELD. THEY’VE HAD THREE MONTHS REQUIREMENT, 6 MONTH REQUIREMENT AND FINALY A ONE YEAR REQUIREMENT-THAT THEY’VE HAD TO MEET, SO. THEY HAVE ALL STEPPED UP TO THE PLATE AND HAVE ACHIEVED THAT FIRE FIGHTER SHIELD.

FIRE CHIEF JOHN ALVAREZ PROMOTED ONE MEMBER OF THE DEPARTMENT TO ENGINEER. THIS PROMOTION CARRIES A LARGE RESPONSIBITY TO THE MAINTENACE OF THE 1.5 MILLION DOLLAR FIRE TRUCK, AND TO THE SAFETY OF THE FIREFIGHTERS.

(JOHN ALVAREZ, FIRE CHIEF –  ODESSA FIRE-RESCUE)

THEY’RE MAIN DUTIES IS TO MAKE SURE THAT OUR MEN AND WOMEN ARRIVE SAFELY AT THE SCENE. AND THEY AT TIMES WILL ACT AS THE ACTING CAPTAIN.”

NEW MEMBERS OF THE ODESSA FIRE RESCUE ARE YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN, WHO WILL HAVE A LONG LASTING POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE DEPARTMENT.

(JOHN ALVAREZ, FIRE CHIEF –  ODESSA FIRE-RESCUE)

“THESE ARE THE FUTURE LEADERS OF OUR DEPARTMENT, YOU KNOW. SO.  WE HOPE THAT THEY CONTINUE TO MAKE THOSE ACHIEVEMENTS AND CONTINUE TO PUSH FORWARD IN THE DEPARTMENT.”

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA.

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Author: Danny Barrera