Maurice Jenkins promoted to lieutenant with Vicksburg Fire Department

Maurice Jenkins promoted to lieutenant with Vicksburg Fire Department

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In a brief ceremony Wednesday afternoon, Maurice Jenkins of the Vicksburg Fire Department was promoted to lieutenant.

Jenkins has been with the department since August 2009. He is a 2003 graduate of Vicksburg High School and attended Hinds Community College and Jackson State University.

He will transfer to A-Shift at the Central Fire Station on Walnut Street effective Thursday, June 4, where he is assigned to Platform 1.

Jenkins will take the place of Lt. Donald Carter, who retired from the VFD May 29 after 29 years with the department.

Maurice Jenkins and his fellow firefighters at his promotion June 3. (Photo courtesy VFD)