ASHLAND – With a standing room only crowd at Town Hall, Lyn Moraghan was sworn-in as Ashland first-ever Deputy Fire Chief by Town Manager Michael Herbert.
Deputy Chief Moraghan had served as the department’s only fire captain before being promoted today, January 9, to the newly-created position.
She started her career as a call firefighter in 1994.
Deputy Chief Moraghan became a full-time firefighter & paramedic in 2000.
She was promoted to lieutenant in 2008.
She has served the department as the fire prevention officers and runs camp Bailout.
Moraghan is a past training officer for the department and is an instructor at the Massachusetts Fire Academy.
She has a Masters of Science in emergency services management.
She was pinned by her father. Both her parents attended the ceremony.
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