The Department of Fire and Rescue Services on Saturday conducted examinations for its personnel for promotion. According to Divisional Fire Officer N. Subramanian, 47 personnel from Coimbatore, Tirupur, Salem, the Nilgris, Dindigul, Erode, Krishnagiri and Dharmapuri took part in the examination. The examination was for the posts of leading firemen and drivers. The test was for 25 marks. Based on the marks scored, Mr. Subramanian said the personnel would be ranked in the ‘C’ list and the first rank holder would be first on the promotion list. As and when the vacancy arose, they would be promoted and posted. As on date the Department had 18 vacancies in the leading firemen category and 92 in the drivers’ category. Later in the evening, the officer said that 30 of the 47 candidates had cleared the examination.