Brown to retire as Boardman fire chief


Fire Chief George Brown confirmed he is planning on retiring this year, but would not say when exactly he would leave.

The 60-year-old fire chief has been in the fire service for 43 years and with the Boardman Fire Department as a chief since June 2011.

“It’s time for me to move on,” Brown said. “I have done what I can for Boardman.”

A news release with more information is expected to be released later this afternoon, Brown said.

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