Firefighter/paramedic Craig Skidmore, a 22-year veteran firefighter with the city of Glendale, was promoted to the rank of fire captain, effective Aug. 16, and will be assigned to the “C” platoon. Skidmore joined the Glendale fire family in April 1987 and was certified as a paramedic in 1999.

He has participated in many department projects and programs, including the assignments as awards committee chairman, explorer advisor, CPR instructor, Community Emergency Response Team instructor, EMT instructor, certified hazardous materials specialist, urban search and rescue team technician and a member of the Fire Department's hazmat and Urban Search & Rescue response teams.

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