Captains, top row: Bernie Pigott, Brian Walsh, George Martinez, Mike Myers, Gilbert Cash, Barrett Hoffman, Kathi Sizemore. Engineers, bottom row: Rich Griguoli, Brian Ricci, Brandon Paige, Dean Millan, Eric Fairbank, David Berkovich
Press Release

Fire Chief Andrew DiMizio presided over the department promotionally ceremony at the Santa Barbara Courthouse last Saturday. With 14 promotions taking place, the ceremony had historical significance, making it the largest promotional event in the 129 year history of the city fire department. With family and friends in attendance, each promotional recipient was presented a new badge to signify their new rank, with a family member selected to perform the ceremonial pinning. The ceremony took place in the historic mural room of the courthouse.


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