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Firefighters promoted at the Lady's Island-St. Helena Fire District

Eight firefighters at the Lady's Island-St. Helena Fire District were promoted Nov. 1.

Robert Anderson, Branden Beaton, Jon Bekemeyer, Keith Kelley, Keith Kersey and Billy McKay were promoted to the rank of lieutenant, according to the Fire District's news release.

"I believe the six selected will do an outstanding job of providing services to the citizens of this fire district," Chief Bruce Kline said.

The six were joined by Fire Marshall Capt. Scott Baldwin and Training Officer Capt. Jamie Earle, who were each promoted to the rank of battalion chief.

"The commission is excited about the leadership roles the promoted individuals will fill," Chairman Gordon Bowers of the Lady's Island-St. Helena Fire District Commission said.

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