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Fire Department Promotions

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Mayor Gary Christenson, Fire Commissioner Emery Haskell, Fire Chief Kevin Finn and Councillor-At-Large Debbie DeMaria joined families and friends at a recent ceremony to promote four Fire Department officers and welcome six new members of the Department.

Lieutenant Sean M. Fitzpatrick was promoted to Captain; Lieutenant Eric DeAvilla was promoted to Captain; Thomas P. Walsh, III was promoted to Lieutenant and Sean Fitzpatrick was promoted to Lieutenant. New members of the department being sworn in were Firefighters Ray W. Carr, Kerry E. Howe, Carlos A. Soto, Matthew W. Thomann, Sara J. Finn and Christopher R. Harron.

Commissioner Haskell invited family members to officially pin the new officers and City Clerk Tom Brennan took the oaths and swore in the officers. The promotions and new hires are the result of recent retirements.

December 21, 2018 Fire Department Promotions

Mayor Gary Christenson welcomes attendees and offers remarks

City Clerk Tom Brennan took the oaths and swore in the officers

Lieutenant Sean Fitzpatrick is pinned by his grandmother Muriel Ellis and accompanied by his father retired Malden Firefighter Patrick Fitzpatrick

(Back row, from left) Commissioner Emery Haskell, Chief Kevin Finn, Captain Sean M. Fitzpatrick, Lieutenant Thomas P. Walsh III, Captain Eric DeAvilla, Lieutenant Sean Fitzpatrick, Assistant Chief William Sullivan, Mayor Gary Christenson. (Front row, from left) Firefighter Matthew Thomann, Firefighter Carlos Soto, Firefighter Ray Carr, Firefighter Kerry Howe, Firefighter Sara Finn, Firefighter Christopher Harron, and City Councillor-At-Large Debbie DeMaria

Released by the Office of Mayor Gary Christenson

Photos by City of Malden