Columbus firefighters promoted after recent retirements

Battalion Chief Steve Yeley. Photo courtesy of Columbus Fire Department.

Columbus Fire Department has promoted three of its firefighters.

Capt. Steve Yeley has been promoted to Battalion Chief, Lt. Eric Darlage has been promoted to captain and Firefighter Leroy Armstrong has been promoted to lieutenant.

Battalion Chief Yeley will be the commander of all 6 fire stations and personnel serving on B-Shift. Capt. Darlage will beĀ  the A-shift Captain at Station # 1. Lt. Armstrong will be the B-shift Lieutenant of Station # 1.

The Columbus Fire Department has a chief, two deputy chiefs, three battalion chiefs, 10 captains, 18 lieutenants and 60 firefighters.

Lt. Leroy Armstrong
Capt. Eric Darlage