Changes within Plymouth Fire, EMS

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Fire and EMS Department has announced promotional changes within the department.
FF/Paramedic Deanna Cleveland has been named as the Assistant Chief - EMS for the Plymouth Fire Department.
She is a five-year veteran of the Plymouth Fire Department as a career and volunteered with the service prior to that.
Cleveland will be responsible for the medical direction and compliance issues for the department. The position also is a dedicated liaison to the department’s Medical Director and to the area EMS transport agencies that the department works with on a normal basis.
FF/Paramedic Mark Berger has been named as the Chief Paramedic.
Berger has been a member of the department for seven years as a FF/Para-medic. His position is responsible for all medical supplies and the inventory of those supplies within our station.
FF/Paramedic Randy McMillen has taken on the responsibilities of FF/Paramedic Training Instructor.
McMillen has been with the department just under one year, but has worked as a FF/Paramedic for eight years for the Goshen Fire Department prior to coming to Plymouth full time.
Two new personnel are now in the process of becoming full time FF/Para-medics with the Plymouth Fire Department.
Conditional offers of employment with the Plymouth Fire and EMS Department have been extended to Erik Cox and Melissa Belt.
Cox has been a volunteer with the Plymouth Fire and EMS Department for more than eight years.
He worked to achieve his Paramedic license four years ago and has worked as a Paramedic for both a private transport agency and in emergency response with his current employer, Fulton County EMS for the past year. Cox is a lifelong resident of Plymouth.
Melissa Belt is a resident of the Bremen area and a current volunteer for the LaPaz Fire Department and Union/North EMS.
She received her Para-medic license in the spring of 2010 and has been working as a paramedic with Tri-County Ambulance service since that time.