James Thwaits New LAFD Safety Division Chief

James Thwaits has been promoted from Training Captain at the Los Alamos Fire Department to Safety Division Chief. A veteran of the Marine Corps where he worked in Wildland Fire, Thwaits joined LAFD in 2006 and climbed through the ranks from firefighter to driver/engineer to House Captain for B shift at Station 1 to Safety Captain to his new position. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com