BEVERLY HILLS—The following firefighters were welcomed to the Beverly Hills Fire Department on February 6 after completing their 3-week orientation program.

The new firefighters included Steve Bernard, John Brown, Austin Hain, Jeremy Mack, Bryan Miller and Bruno Palmieri.

Vice Mayor Julian Gold served as a substitute for Mayor Lili Bosse’s position in handing out the badges to the firemen. Mayor Bosse did not attend the event due to the passing of her mother Rose Torin on February 5. Councilmember Willie Brien and Councilmember Nancy Krasne participated in the ceremony.