Mayor Brown and Fire Commissioner Whitfield announced a series of appointments and plans for the Buffalo Fire Department (BFD) that build on the Brown administration’s continued commitment to further strengthen public safety to meet the demands of a growing Buffalo.
Today, Buffalo Fire Captain Vincent V. Muscarella and Buffalo Fire Lieutenant Johnathan T. Eaton were sworn in as Deputy Fire Commissioners. Buffalo Fire Lieutenant James O. Otwell is the new Commander of the Buffalo Fire Investigation Unit. All three appointments are effective immediately and were announced at a swearing-in ceremony outside Buffalo Fire Headquarters. Details attached, as well as a photo. (Featured in the photo: Mayor Brown, Commander of the Fire Investigation Unit Otwell, Deputy Fire Commissioner Muscarella, Deputy Fire Commissioner Eaton and Fire Commissioner Whitfield.)