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October 19, 2014

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Las Vegas conducting nationwide search for new fire chief

Las Vegas is conducting a nationwide search for its next fire chief and hopes to make a hire by this summer, the city said in a news release.

Candidates will have until April 5 to submit their resumes, and the city will interview selected applicants starting in May. California-based CPS HR Consulting will help the city in its search for a fee of $25,000.

Former Chief Mike Myers retired in February to move with his family to Chicago.

The fire chief is responsible for managing and overseeing Las Vegas Fire & Rescue, which includes more than 600 employees, 19 fire stations, 2 support stations and a $111.1 million budget.

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  1. And I hope he paints the damn trucks red.

  2. They should look outside of other fire departments for someone qualified to lead our current firemen. Someone who will represent the values and integrity of the men on the job in Las Vegas. Is Sammy Gravano still around?

  3. I don't blame em for looking elsewhere, with all the scandal of intentional call offs and over time we need someone in there that won't tolerate that crap.