Interim Chief named for Springfield Fire Department

SPRINGFIELD - Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder has announced the appointment of an Interim Fire Chief at the Springfield Fire Department.

Langfelder says Mark Hart has been appointed to temporarily lead the Springfield Fire Department until the selection of a permanent Chief later this year.  Hart's appointment will be effective June 1, when current Chief Ken Fustin retires.

Hart has served more than 21 years with the Springfield Fire Department, holding positions as a firefighter, Drive-Engineer, Captain, Battalion Chief, Deputy Chief of Operations, and Division Chief of Operations. 

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