LEWISTON — Paul Fournier has been promoted to the rank of captain by the Lewiston Fire Department.
Fournier will be the captain of Platoon C, and his duties include being in charge of maintenance and repairs for the department's six fire trucks and seven support and staff vehicles, according to a release issued by the city Thursday.
Fournier has been with the department since 1983. He was promoted to lieutenant in 1994 with service on Engine 1, Ladder 1, and for many years on Engine 7 at Central Station.
During his career Fournier he has served the Firefighters Association in multiple way including as station representative, union treasurer, vice president, and president, the release stated.
He also served on various department committees and has provided the fire department with vast computer technical support and played a major role in building the current 911 Communications Center database, the release stated.