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Calif. county taps veteran fire officer as interim fire chief

Jeffery Bowman's resume includes 16 years as Anaheim's fire chief and 34 years in the fire service

By Rex Dalton
The Voice of OC

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. — The Orange County Fire Authority hired a veteran leader Thursday as an interim chief to direct the agency out of a morass of controversies while a permanent chief is recruited.

Jeffrey R. Bowman was unanimously selected by the Fire Authority’s board of directors for a contract that is expected to extend into next year.

Fire Authority spokesman Mike Petro declined Friday to reveal the cost of the contract, saying that would be divulged Tuesday. Sources say Bowman was seeking about $25,000 a month plus a housing allowance; he lives near Escondido in San Diego County.

Full story: Bowman named interim chief of OC Fire Authority




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