The Midland Fire Department will hold a promotion ceremony for personnel who have been recently promoted. The promotion ceremony will take place at 2 p.m.
on Thursday, Oct. 31 in the engine bay of Central Station (1500 W. Wall St.).
• Inspector Michael Cota - promoted to Assistant Fire Chief
• Assistant Fire Marshal David Hickman - promoted to Fire Marshal
• Captain Charles Blumenauer - promoted to Administrative Battalion Chief
• Captain Drew Peters - promoted to Battalion Chief
• Tailboardsmen Dustin Ivy and Joe Eric Rivera - promoted to Inspector/Investigator
• Drivers James Martin and KC Ward - promoted to Captain
• Tailboardsmen Francisco Bejarano, Daniel Azcarate, Jeff Coleman, and Kris Hickman - promoted to Driver