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Kamloops looks internally to find new fire chief

April 25, 2017 - 12:20 PM

KAMLOOPS - Mike Adams is the new Fire Chief of Kamloops Fire Rescue, the City has announced.

Adams has been the acting chief since December 2016, when Dale McLean retired to spend more time with family in Alberta.

In a press release, the city announced the promotion starts immediately. Before taking on the role of Acting Fire Chief Adams was the Deputy Fire Chief and Assistant Fire Chief in Kamloops since 2011. Before that he was a deputy in Squamish and worked as a firefighter in North Vancouver for 20 years.

The city spent two months going through applications accross the country, according to the release, before deciding to promote from within.

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