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Duluth Fire Department names assistant chief | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

Published October 18, 2013, 12:00 AM

Duluth Fire Department names assistant chief

Capt. Clint Reff of the Duluth Fire Department has been named an assistant chief in the department. He will begin his new duty Nov. 2.

By: News Tribune staff, Duluth News Tribune

Capt. Clint Reff of the Duluth Fire Department has been named an assistant chief in the department. He will begin his new duty Nov. 2.

Fire Chief John Strongitharm said the promotion level is a first for an African American in the department. There are two deputy fire chiefs under Strongitharm and three assistant chiefs.

Reff is a Duluth Central graduate and 17-year veteran of the department. He also serves as president of the International Association of Firefighters Local 101 union.

Acting assistant chief Jarry Keppers will return to duties as a captain.

via Duluth Fire Department names assistant chief | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota.

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