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Maui Fire Department Promotes Michael Werner to Assistant Chief

January 16, 2020, 6:53 AM HST
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The Maui Department of Fire & Public Safety announced the promotion of Michael Werner to the rank of Assistant Chief.  A badge pinning ceremony was held on Wednesday at the Kahului Fire Station.  Werner is a veteran firefighter, most recently serving as Battalion Chief.  Prior to that was promoted to Captain in 2011.

In December, there were multiple retirements from the department, including: Assistant Chief Val Martin, Battalion Chief Wayne Cambra, Fire Captains: Charlie Smith, Edward Taomoto, Kekoa Puhi, Chris Platiro and Craig Delos Santos and Fire Fighter III Angus Peters.

Promotion of Michael Werner to Maui Fire Department Assistant Chief. (1.15.2019) (Photo: Ryan Piros / County of Maui)

Promotion of Michael Werner to Maui Fire Department Assistant Chief. PC: Maui Department of Fire & Public Safety.

Promotion of Michael Werner to Maui Fire Department Assistant Chief. PC: Maui Department of Fire & Public Safety.

Promotion of Michael Werner to Maui Fire Department Assistant Chief. PC: Maui Department of Fire & Public Safety.

Assistant Chief Val Martin and Battalion Chief Wayne Cambra with Assistant Chief Rick Kawasaki, Fire Chief David Thyne and Deputy Chief Brad Ventura on their final day at work. PC: Maui Department of Fire & Public Safety.

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