A long time member of the Peoria Fire-Medical Department has retired.
Capt. Mark Rolland has stepped down from the department after 35 years of service.
Mr. Rolland was hired in August 1985, promoted to engineer in 1989 and then captain in 2007.
He became an SAU Medic in 1987, a flight medic in 1996, a technical rescue team member in 2000, a member of the Disaster Medical Assistance Team in 2005 and a Terrorism Liaison Officer in 2006.
“Capt. Mark Rolland has been an asset to our department, our city, our state and also our country. Thank you Capt. Mark Rolland for your service. Enjoy your well earned retirement,” according to a post on the Peoria Fire-Medical Department’s Facebook page.