Armstrong named fire chief

Gerald Armstrong has accepted the position of fire chief for the Town of Fort Frances on a permanent basis, effective July 24, 2006.
Armstrong has been acting in an interim capacity, replacing former fire chief Steve Richardson since the middle of May.
Armstrong brings with him 30 years of experience in fire service administration, suppression, public education, emergency response, fire protection, and supervision.
Armstrong is a long-time resident of Fort Frances, and along with his wife, Peggy, they have two grown children, Melissa and Jim.