The Vicksburg Fire Department promoted five firefighters on Wednesday.
Two new captains were added to their ranks which include now Cpt. Paramedic Daniel Greer and Cpt. Paramedic Tavares Hatchett. The promotion ceremony also saw three new lieutenants, Lt. Demetriuse Claiborne, Lt. Kenneth Conley and Lt. Josh Davies.
The promotions come as several members of the department have retired. Among the retirees are Cpt. Sammy Brocato who has served from May of 1995, Cpt. Barry Cole who has served since October of 1990 and Lt. Charles Harris who served since March of 1992.
We wish best wishes to those who have served and left the department and for those recently promoted.