EFD promotes Bazan to captain


The Evanston Fire Department has promoted nine-year veteran firefighter Damian Bazan to captain.

Bazan holds a bachelor’s degree in fire science from Southern Illinois University and numerous fire and technical rescue certifications.

In addition to his departmental responsibilities, Captain Bazan is a member of the Evanston Fire Department/MABAS Division 3 Dive team, He is also an active member of the department’s Honor Guard, and has held the role of EMS Coordinator for the department.

Charles Bartling

Charles Bartling

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio stations and business-oriented magazines.

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