2 new Springfield firefighters sworn-in, 3 others promoted

Hampden County

Two new firefighters were sworn into the Springfield Fire Department, and three other firefighters received promotions Friday.

Nicholas Franck and Joshua Palatino formally joined the department during the late morning ceremony, which was held at the Raymond Sullivan Safety Complex on Carew Street. Both Franck and Palatino are being assigned to Engine 1, which is located at Springfield Fire Headquarters on Worthington St.

Firefighters Shawn Harris, Joseph Talmont, and William LaPalm were promoted to the rank of lieutenant.

Video Courtesy: Springfield Fire Department

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