Ceremony to swear in new Charleston fire chief

The City of Charleston will hold a ceremony to swear in the city's new fire chief, Thomas W. Carr, Jr.

Details from the e-mailed press release:
The Swearing-In Ceremony for Thomas W. Carr, Jr. as Chief of the Charleston Fire Department [will be held] on Friday, November 7 at 2:30 PM at the Gaillard Auditorium, 77 Calhoun Street. It will be held outside on the Calhoun Street side of the building. Rain location is inside the Exhibition Hall.

There will a reception outside immediately after the ceremony.

Chief Carr served 30 years in the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, serving as Chief of 2100 career and volunteer firefighters and paramedics since 2005 (serving a population of 973,000). He holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Maryland University College and a BA from National Louis University.