Fire department promotions announced

Burton Fire Chief Kirk Wilkinson, left, congratulates Battalion Chief James Lincoln on his promotion. Photos courtesy of the Burton Fire Department/Facebook

Burton Fire Chief Kirk Wilkinson, left, congratulates Battalion Chief James Lincoln on his promotion. Photos courtesy of the Burton Fire Department/Facebook

BURTON — Fire Chief Kirk Wilkinson announced the promotions of three Burton firefighters at the July 19 city council meeting. The three firefighters will assume command roles at Fire Station No. 1 and 2.

James Lincoln, who hired onto the fire department March 19, 1993, now with more than 28 years of service, was promoted to battalion chief at Station No. 1.

Joshua Mather, a Burton firefighter since June 26, 2015, was promoted to lieutenant on the dayshift at Fire Station No. 2

Greg Pray, who hired onto the fire department Oct. 2, 2012, was promoted to lieutenant on the night shift at Fire Station No. 2. — G.G.

Wilkinson congratulates Lt. Joshua Mather, right, on his promotion.

Wilkinson congratulates Lt. Joshua Mather, right, on his promotion.

Wilkinson congratulates Lt. Greg Pray, right, on his promotion.

Wilkinson congratulates Lt. Greg Pray, right, on his promotion.