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Bethlehem Fire Department celebrates promotions

Published On: Aug 14 2013 04:12:57 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 14 2013 05:52:12 PM CDT

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.

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