Laurel Fire Dept. promotes and welcomes new firefighters

Laurel Fire Dept. promotes and welcomes new firefighters

LAUREL, MS - The Laurel Fire Department held a special ceremony Monday to welcome new firefighters and to promote others within the ranks.

Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee swore in the firefighters alongside Fire Chief James Brown.

A family member for each new hire was also on hand to hold the bible and to perform the penning.

Five members were promoted and three new firefighters joined the force.