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6 on Maui Promoted to Fire Fighter III

December 26, 2012, 8:53 AM HST
* Updated December 26, 9:17 AM
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Maui Fire Fighter promotions: (top l to r) Ryan Otsubo, Spencer Rodrigues; (middle l to r) Matthew Mann, Nathan Nishiki; (bottom l to r) Timothy Herrick, Jason Gamiao. Photos courtesy MFD.

By Wendy Osher

Maui Fire Chief Jeffrey A. Murray today announced the promotion of six members to the rank of Fire Fighter III.

The promotions include five FFI’s and 1 FFII to the rank of FFIII; Fire Apparatus Operator.
The following members have been promoted:
FFI Spencer Rodrigues: A 10-year veteran from the Kula Fire Station will be assigned to the Tanker at the Kahului Fire Station, Third Watch.
FFI Jason Gamiao – A 9-year veteran from Molokai will be assigned to the Hoolehua fire Station, First Watch.
FFI Ryan Otsubo – A 10-year veteran from the Wailea Fire Station will be assigned to Fire Prevention Bureau.
FFI Nathan Nishiki – A 10-year veteran, having spent time at the Wailea and Lanai Fire Station will be assigned to the Health & Safety Bureau.
FFI Matthew Mann – A 9-year veteran from the Lahaina Fire Station will also be assigned to the Health & Safety Bureau.
FFII Timothy Herrick – A 10-year veteran as a FFI and FFII HazMat tech will be assigned to the Wailea Fire Station, First Watch.
“Each of these individuals are extremely deserving of these promotions,” said Chief Murray.
All promotions take effect on January 1, 2013.

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