(December 30, 2013) Interim Fire Chief Carlos M. Huertas announces the promotion of Captain Roger S. Martin, Jr. to the position of Fire Prevention Chief / Fire Marshal for the City of Hartford Fire Department. Chief Martin is a 19-year veteran of the Hartford Fire Department, having joined the force in November 1994. Chief Martin has served in the fire suppression forces as well as Fire Inspector in the Fire Marshal’s Office prior to his promotion. Martin has Bachelor’s degree in Fire Science from the University of New Haven. He has been Interim Fire Marshal since July 14, 2013.