Yesteryears (12/31/12)

December 30, 2012 

10 YEARS AGO: Michele Triplett broke new ground and made history when she became the first female to earn the rank of captain in the Modesto Fire Department. Triplett's accomplishment was the culmination of 14 years as a paramedic and eight years with the Modesto Fire Department.

— Karen Aiello

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