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North Huron Fire Department Announces Deputy Fire Chiefs

Monday November 16th, 2009

ANNOUNCEMENT
 
September 15, 2009

On behalf of the Council of the Township of North Huron, Reeve Neil Vincent is very pleased to announce the selection of their new Deputy Fire Chiefs. After a thorough interview process Deputy Fire Chief Keith Hodgkinson and Deputy Fire Chief David Sparling were confirmed by North Huron Council last night. Both are volunteer positions with the new Fire Department of North Huron. The Deputy Fire Chiefs will commence their duties in their positions with the creation of the new fire department on January 1, 2010.

Deputy Fire Chief Keith Hodgkinson
Keith has been a member of the Wingham and Area Fire Department for the past 21 years. He has served as Firefighter and most recently as Lieutenant. Deputy Fire Chief Hodgkinson will serve as Deputy Chief Operations and will oversee the Division – of Fire Suppression, Division of Training and the Division of Mechanical Equipment and Apparatus. Deputy Fire Chief Hodgkinson will work from the Wingham Fire Station.

Deputy Fire Chief David Sparling
David has been a member of the Blyth and District Fire Department for the past 17 years serving as Firefighter, Lieutenant and most recently as Captain. Deputy Fire Chief Sparling will serve as Deputy Chief – Administration and will oversee the Division of Administration, Division of Public Education, Division of Emergency Medical Services and the Division of Personnel Safety. Deputy Fire Chief Sparling will work from the Blyth Fire Station.

Please join the Township of North Huron in congratulating both Keith and David and welcoming them to their new roles as Deputy Fire Chiefs.
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