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Fire Department Names New Station Captain

By JOEL GORDON, Correspondent | November 05, 2020 | FLORIDA

Story No. 110520111

Plantation, FL: November 2, 2020: David Gaskell was promoted to the position of Captain at Station One, Fire Chief, Don Todd announced today.

Gaskell joined the Department in October of 2014. Gaskell was promoted to Lieutenant in 2017 and completed his Firefighter II certification in 2018.

He maintains Fire Inspector, Fire Instructor, Live Fire Instructor, and Fire and Life Safety Educator certifications.

“Supervising an entire station, in our Department, is challenging,” explained Todd.” There are many facets to the job, and I believe David is up to the task.”

Gaskell will coordinate and supervise all activities at Station One including operations, staffing, and training.

Gaskell is a resident of Plantation where he lives with his wife Joanne. Their daughter, Lianah, is currently attending the University of Manchester in Great Britain.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.