FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Fire Department held a promotion ceremony today to promote firefighter James “JC” Madden to lieutenant.
City Clerk Lisa Ferguson administered the oath of office to Lt. Madden. His daughter Kayla pinned his badge.
Lt. Madden, who lives in Milford, was hired on July 2, 2007.
He will be assigned to group 3 on Engine 3 out of Framingham Fire headquarters on Loring Drive, said Framingham Assistant Fire Chief John Schultz.
About a dozen firefighters including Chief Michael Dutcher, Assistant Chief Schultz, Deputy Chief Lopez attended the ceremony this afternoon, August 16, in the Ablondi room in the Memorial Building.
“I’ve known JC for a long time – close to 20 years,” said Chief Dutcher. “This promotion is a culmination of just determination and hard work.”
Deputy Chief Jose Lopez encouraged Lt. Madden while he studied for the test, said Chief Dutcher.
“He scored extremely well, in a very competitive test,” said Chief Dutcher.
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