Cherokee County Fire
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Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services Promotes Six New Sergeants

October 1, 2018

Six Cherokee County firefighters were promoted on Wednesday night, September 26th, during ceremonies held at the Cherokee County Fire Training Complex, located just south of Holly Springs.

After a brief welcome from Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, six firefighters were asked to come forward to receive their promotion warrant. Corey Deal, Joseph El-Bisi, Randy Fifield, Chris George, Josh McCord and Chris Roberts were all promoted to the rank of sergeant.All of these firefighters were hired on December 22nd, 2013 and they each received their Fire Apparatus Operator certification on May 8th, 2016.

Numerous firefighters, chiefs and family members attended the event. Refreshments were held afterwards in honor of those receiving promotions. Congratulations to all of the firefighters for their recent promotion.

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Attending the promotion ceremony were (left to right) Shane West, Operations Chief, Danny West, EMS Chief, Sgt Corey Deal, Sgt. Josh McCord, Sgt. Joseph El-Bisi, Sgt. Chris George, Sgt. Chris Roberts, Eddie Robinson, Assistant Fire Chief and Fire Chief, Tim Prather.
Attending the promotion ceremony were (left to right) Shane West, Operations Chief, Danny West, EMS Chief, Sgt Corey Deal, Sgt. Josh McCord, Sgt. Joseph El-Bisi, Sgt. Chris George, Sgt. Chris Roberts, Eddie Robinson, Assistant Fire Chief and Fire Chief, Tim Prather. (click image for slideshow)
Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, welcomes everyone to the promotion ceremony.
Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, welcomes everyone to the promotion ceremony.
Chris George receives his promotion warrant as family members look on.
Chris George receives his promotion warrant as family members look on.
Family members gather with Chris Roberts as he receives his promotion to Sergeant.
Family members gather with Chris Roberts as he receives his promotion to Sergeant.
Corey Deal is promoted to Sergeant as family members come to show their support.
Corey Deal is promoted to Sergeant as family members come to show their support.
Joseph El-Bisi is promoted to the rank of Sergeant as family members look on.
Joseph El-Bisi is promoted to the rank of Sergeant as family members look on.
Joshua McCord is promoted to the rank of Sergeant by Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather.
Joshua McCord is promoted to the rank of Sergeant by Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather.
Randy Fifield becomes one of six firefighters to be promoted to Sergeant during ceremonies last week.
Randy Fifield becomes one of six firefighters to be promoted to Sergeant during ceremonies last week.