Firefighter Promotions

Mayor Frank G. Jackson was joined by the City of Cleveland Chief of Fire Patrick J. Kelly to congratulate and swear-in seven firefighters to new supervisory positions for the City of Cleveland Division of Fire. This promotional ceremony was held in the Mayor’s Red Room at Cleveland City Hall.

Mayor Jackson administered the oath of office to Captain Thomas J. Schloemer as he was promoted to the rank of Battalion Chief. Lieutenants Robert S. Grega and Stephen E. Manzuk were promoted to the rank of Captain and four Firefighters Anton M. Planicka, Eric M. Short, Michael J. Durbin and Dennis Feliciano were promoted to the rank of Lieutenants of Fire for the City of Cleveland. Also, in attendance were other public safety and elected officials along with friends and family members of the newly promoted firefighters. 

Photographer: 
Ruggero Fatica