Donald scanned through the General Order, picking out the pertinent information, his hands trembling as his eyes skipped down the page:

…The following named members are promoted to Fire Lieutenant and are assigned to the Personnel Division, effective 0800 hours, November 1, 1996.

Fire Fighter Donald F. Holden, Tower Company.

Fire Fighter Alan R. Hitchcock, Engine Company 32.

Fire Fighter Cassius X. Murphy, Ladder Company 23.

Fire Fighter Richard C. Foster, Engine Company 10.

Lufts is Book 2 in a 5 part series that chronicles Donald Holden’s rise in the Boston Fire Department from Ffop to Deputy.

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