South County Fire this week announced the hiring of a new assistant chief and the promotion of a deputy chief. this week: Michael Fitzgerald will be joining South County Fire as assistant chief of fire prevention and Battalion Chief David Wells has been promoted to deputy chief of training.
Fitzgerald comes to South County Fire from Snohomish Regional Fire and Rescue, where he most recently served as deputy chief of community risk reduction.
“Assistant Chief Fitzgerald is a well-respected leader in fire prevention and risk reduction in our region, our county and our state. Our prevention team and the people of south Snohomish County will benefit from his wealth of knowledge and experience,” said Fire Chief Thad Hovis.