14 Members of CRFD Earn Promotions to New Ranks

In the fall months of 2021 the Columbia-Richland Fire Department would recognize 14 of its members for reaching new milestones in their fire service careers.

CRFD Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins promoted two members to the rank of battalion chief. Two new fire captains and 10 new senior firefighters were also officially badged by Chief Jenkins during a series of promotional ceremonies at CRFD Headquarters.

The department is proud to recognize the following members on their recent promotions:


Promoted to Senior Firefighter

Jared Chew                                      Dante Thompson

Daniel Hathaway                             Antonio S. Williams

Andrew McClaine III                      Davon Wilson

David Palevich

Nicholas Palevich

Chun Pan

Joseph Pou

Promoted to Fire Captain

Jonathan Dinkins                            Lawrence Suber Jr.

Promoted to Battalion Chief

Steven Fields                                   Matthew Huffstetler