Mayor Scott Avedisian will join Fire Chief James McLaughlin, the Board of Public Safety and members of the Warwick Fire Department to celebrate the promotion of nine firefighters on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza, 801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick.
Mayor Avedisian will administer the oath of office. The Fire Department Honor Guard will post colors and retired Captain William Tyler will sing the National Anthem. Father Robert Marciano will give the invocation and benediction. Avedisian and McLaughlin will offer remarks. Following is the list of firefighters receiving promotions: Assistant Chief Marcel E. Fontenault, Jr., Captain Brian E. Cobb, Captain Thomas F. Brady, Lieutenant William A. Lloyd, Lieutenant Seth P. Francis
Lieutenant Andrew B. Erkkinen, Rescue Lieutenant Michael J. Monteiro, Rescue Lieutenant Andrew J. Rushton and Inspector R. Michael Bingham.