Golden Valley Firefighter Badges

Michael Eaton proudly pins a firefighter badge on his grandson Hunter Davis during a swearing-in ceremony at the monthly Golden Valley Fire District board meeting Thursday.

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Michael Eaton proudly pins a firefighter badge on his grandson Hunter Davis during a swearing-in ceremony at the monthly Golden Valley Fire District board meeting Thursday.

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Jacquie Marks is all smiles as she pins a firefighter badge on her husband Jarod Marks during a swearing-in ceremony at the same meeting. Firefighter-EMT Marks worked as a “pay on call” firefighter for about 15 months prior to being hired as a fulltime employee.

Michael Eaton proudly pins a firefighter badge on his grandson Hunter Davis during a swearing-in ceremony at the monthly Golden Valley Fire District board meeting Thursday.

Michael Eaton travelled about 1,700 miles from Illinois to witness his son becoming a fulltime employee of the fire district.

Firefighter-EMT Davis worked as a “pay on call” firefighter for 12 months prior to being hired as a fulltime employee.