December 16, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

Public Invited to Fire Chief Swearing-in

The public is invited to a swearing-in ceremony for incoming Fire Chief David Hall on his first official day on Monday, Dec. 21, 2009.

The swearing-in and badge-presentation ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. at City Council Chambers in Historic City Hall, 830 Boonville Ave.

A 20-year veteran of the department, Hall will be Springfield’s 20th Fire Chief since the inception of the department in 1879.

Hall has served as Co-Interim Fire Chief since June following Barry Rowell’s retirement. He has held a number of positions in the department, most recently as Assistant Chief for Operations.

For more information, contact: David Hall, 864-1530.

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Springfield Fire Department

830 Boonville Ave., P.O. Box 8368, Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1500 • FAX: 417-864-1505 • springfieldmo.gov/fire