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Release Date: 03/29/2013 Release Time: 4:49 PM
Contact: Mitch
Wesche
951-906-9452
Subject: City of Riverside Fire Department Promotes Six Personnel
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The City of Riverside Fire Department promoted six of its highly qualified personnel Friday morning. Engineers Tony Garcia, Sean Smith (not available for the photograph), and Ken Lundgren were promoted to the rank of Fire Captain. Firefighters Steve Hallgren, Matt Mathis, and Chuck Tasker were promoted to the rank of Fire Engineer.

Fire Chief Steve Earley shared with the group how proud he was to have such highly qualified candidates to promote. He went on to say it is rewarding to be the Chief of a fire department with so many personnel dedicated to serving and exceeding the expectations of our citizens on a daily basis. Chief Earley commended his new captains and engineers for their enthusiastic acceptance of the monumental responsibilities that come with their new promotions.
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