Historic Promotion for New Haven Firefighter
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Shakira Samuels, a dedicated firefighter in New Haven, has made history as she was promoted to the position of deputy fire marshal. This achievement is particularly notable as Samuels now holds the distinction of being the highest-ranking woman of color in the history of the New Haven Fire Department.
A Momentous Ceremony
In a heartwarming and significant ceremony held at Career High School, Samuels was pinned by her mother, adding a deeply personal touch to this milestone in her career. The atmosphere was filled with pride and anticipation as the New Haven community gathered to witness this historic event.