St. Petersburg Fire Chief James Large Promotes Big

Mayor William Foster and Fire Chief James Large stand with the nine newly promoted fire officers of St. Petersburg Fire & Rescue at a promotion ceremony that was held on January 4th, 2010 at St. Petersburg College.

Among those honored, from top left to right are Lt. Brett Ciskoski, District Chief Dean Adamides, District Chief Michael Domante, Mayor William Foster, Fire Chief James Large and Division Chief Robert Bassett. Lower left to right are Captain Steven Girk, Captain Raymond Landes, Lt. Clayton Lopez, Captain Eric Dinan and Lt. Ian Womack.

“The firefighters we are honoring today have earned their promotions by serving their department and this city with great courage, distinction and hard work,” said Chief Large.” “I am honored to stand beside these men today that have proven they have what it takes to move up in the ranks in our great department.”