Statesville Fire Department Announces Promotion

March 19, 2023

Statesville, North CarolinaThe Statesville Fire Department is proud to announce the promotion of Daniel “Scott” Mitchell from Master Firefighter to Captain.  Mitchell has been with the department for eight years and has proven to be a skilled firefighter with a deep commitment to the safety of the community.  Captain Mitchell has distinguished himself as a leader among his peers through hard work, determination, and a strong sense of duty. 

"I am thrilled to have Captain Mitchell as a part of our officer team,” said Deputy Fire Chief Glenn Kurfees.  “His dedication, experience, and commitment to excellence makes him an invaluable asset to our department and to the community we serve."

In his role as Master Firefighter, Captain Mitchell consistently demonstrated a thorough understanding of firefighting procedures, emergency response protocols, and the importance of effective communication within the department. As a Captain, Mitchell will continue to utilize these skills to guide and mentor his fellow firefighters, ensuring that the department remains at the forefront of fire safety and response.

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Originally posted by City of Statesville via Locable