Badge Day at Fire Department

It was badge-pinning day at the South Pasadena Fire Department last Saturday, with three firefighters getting promotions and two others joining the force. Here, Chief Paul Riddle administers the oath to (from left to right): Justin Miller, promoted to engineer from firefighter paramedic; Scott McLellan; promoted to engineer from firefighter paramedic; Eduardo Rodriguez; promoted to full-time fire-prevention specialist from part-time; Karol Markowski, newly hired firefighter paramedic; and Jonathan Nugent, newly hired firefighter paramedic.

Photo by Henk Friezer