FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: March 4, 2013
CONTACT: Randy McCamley, 727-8070
GREAT FALLS FIRE RESCUE PROMOTES
NEW CHIEF OFFICERS
GREAT FALLS, Montana –Great Falls Fire Rescue is pleased to announce the promotions of two new chief officers. Dirk Johnson has been promoted from his role as Deputy Assistant Chief of Training and Emergency Medical Services to the post of City Fire Marshal. Bob Shupe has been promoted from the role of Captain to serve as the new Battalion Chief and shift commander at Fire Station One. Both promotions are a result of retirements which occurred over the last few months. These promotions will create new opportunities for promotion and development within the department.
According to Fire Chief Randy McCamley, “Johnson and Shupe bring strong leadership, energy and enthusiasm to their new roles which will have an immediate positive impact on our department.”
A Badge Pinning Ceremony for Johnson and Shupe will take place on Thursday, March 7, 2013, from 3- 4 p.m. at Fire Station One (105 9th Street South).