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Bethlehem Fire Department celebrates promotions

Published On: Aug 14 2013 05:12:57 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 14 2013 06:52:12 PM EDT

Wednesday was a historic day for the Bethlehem Fire Department.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -

Wednesday was a historic day for the Bethlehem Fire Department.

Jacqueline Lilley-McCammon was formally promoted to assistant chief at a promotion ceremony.

She became the department's first female firefighter 26 years ago and now she's the first female assistant chief.

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Also during the ceremony, Christopher Danyluk was promoted to captain and Larry Koplin was bumped up to lieutenant.