Congratulations to Sonny Covic and Edward Szoke on their recent promotion to the rank of Captain and Lieutenant within the Fire Department. Mayor Castelli presided over the promotional ceremony as members, friends and family supported them at the Fire Station on August 21st.
Captain Covic is a 24 year veteran of the Middleburg Heights Fire Department and will transfer to and assume the role of shift officer on B-shift. Captain Covic will also continue to serve as the department training officer, a role which he has already served in for 4 years. Captain Covic will also remain an active member of the SERT Hazardous Materials Team and the SEB Bob Team.
Lieutenant Szoke is a 21 year veteran of the Middleburg Heights Fire Department who will remain on B-shift taking over the position of shift Lieutenant. Ed Szoke will also assume the lead role of the department vehicle maintenance program.