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CAFC bestows Chief Fire Officer designations

Seven of the 16 recipients of the CAFC’s Chief Fire Officer designation program received their certificates at the CAFC conference in Saint John, N.B., this week. The CFO designation highlights the professional conduct, training, education, management and leadership competencies required in the fire service. CFO council chair Les Karpluk (fourth from left) presented the certificates to (left) Deputy Chief Kevin Clifford (Saint John Fire Department), Gary Barnes (Division Chief of operations, Gatineau Fire Department), Deputy Chief Lewis MacDonald (Saint John Fire Department), Chief Les Karpluk (Prince Albert Fire Department), Chief Denis Pilon (Swift Current Fire Department), Chief Pat MacIsaac (North Battleford Fire Department), Chief John McEarney (Vancouver Fire Service), Deputy Chief Donald McCabe (Moncton Fire Department). Photo by Laura King

September 24, 2010 
By Carey Fredericks

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