WAILUKU - Maui Fire Department announced the promotion of two firefighters last month - one of them to the rank of captain.
Firefighter III G. Nelson Saribay Jr. is a 17-year veteran who was recently stationed at the Kula Fire Station for the past three years. After his promotion to captain on Jan. 1, Saribay was assigned to the Hoolehua Fire station on Molokai.
Also promoted was Firefighter Reza Azman to Firefighter III. Azman has been with the department for nine-and-a-half years. His promotion took effect on Jan. 16. Azman has also been assigned to the Hoolehua Fire Station.