By Ross A. Benson
This past week the Burbank Fire Department held a ‘Badge Pinning Ceremonies’ Travont White known to most a Tray was promoted to the rank of Fire Captain, while firefighter Jason Murphy was promoted to the rank of Fire Engineer.
White who was hired in September of 1997 became a permanent firefighter in 1998 then became a Provisional Engineer in 2007, promoting to a probationary Engineer in 2008, he became a Provisional Captain in 2010 and then became a Permanent Engineer in 2011, and was officially promoted to Fire Captain this past week. His wife Keily was joined by family members and Tray’s 3 daughters during the ceremonies.
Murphy who became a Permanent Firefighter on August 2002 attended and has been a Burbank Paramedic from 2006 to present, he’s been on the Hazmat Squad and has now been promoted as a permanent Fire Engineer. Jason’s new badge was pinned by his wife Jennifer while his two kids looked on, he was also joined by his family.