Bay promotes new fire captain

Bay Village Mayor Debbie Sutherland swears in Captain James Walts in council chambers on Jan. 27. Walts was joined by his wife, Jennifer; mother, Paulette; daughter, Keely; and son, Eli.

Congratulations to James Walts and his family on his promotion to captain of the Bay Village Fire Department. Jim has been employed as a Bay Village firefighter and paramedic since 1997. He has worked his way up through the ranks, serving most recently as lieutenant on a shift.

Jim oversees the administrative aspects of Emergency Medical Services for our department, inspects the annual fireworks show for Independence Day, and is a member of our regional Westshore Hazmat & Technical Rescue Team.

Jim is also a registered nurse at the Lakewood Hospital emergency room, and he enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family.

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Volume 6, Issue 3, Posted 10:16 AM, 02.04.2014