Buffalo Grove firefighter promoted to lieutenant

  • Brian Rubin of the Buffalo Grove Board of Fire and Police Commissioners swears in a new fire lieutenant, Mark Anderson, as Chief William "Mike" Baker watches.

      Brian Rubin of the Buffalo Grove Board of Fire and Police Commissioners swears in a new fire lieutenant, Mark Anderson, as Chief William "Mike" Baker watches. Steve Zalusky | Staff Photographer

 
Updated 2/23/2017 6:27 PM

Buffalo Grove firefighter/paramedic Mark Anderson was recently promoted to lieutenant.

Fire Chief William "Mike" Baker said the lieutenant's position opened up with the retirement of Lt. Wendill Bills, a 33-year veteran.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

"We're looking for more of the same for Lt. Anderson," Baker said.

Anderson has been with the department for 25 years full time.

"It feels wonderful," Anderson said after the swearing-in ceremony at a recent meeting of the Buffalo Grove village board. "It's a privilege to work for a great town like Buffalo Grove."

Baker said, "He has always been somebody who has contributed to the department."

0 Comments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 
Article Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.