New Captain

Published: Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 1:00 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 1:13 p.m. CDT

Newton Fire Department Captain Calvin Swank has his collar pin pinned on by his daughter Keri during a ceremony to formally recognize his promotion on Thursday afternoon. Swank has been with the Newton Fire Department since 1997.

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