Brandon W. Hamblin, a career firefighter with Pulaski Fire Department, will be the department’s newest sergeant come July 1.
Pulaski Fire Chief Bill Webb announced Hamblin’s promotion to fire sergeant Tuesday afternoon.
A 2005 graduate of New River Community College, Hamblin has nine years of service with the fire department. His degree is in applied science. His certifications through the Virginia Department of Fire Programs, include Fire Officer II and Fire Instructor I.
Hamblin also is a member of department’s rope team, which assists in situations where climbing or rappelling may be necessary to reach a victim in need of rescue.
He is currently assigned to the C Shift.