City of Ocala (FL) Welcomes New Fire Chief

The city of Ocala, Florida, welcomed new Fire Chief Bradd Clark during a ceremony at the February 7 City Council meeting.

Chief Clark, who began his duties February 1, was presented a new white chief’s fire helmet and a gold badge. He comes to Ocala from Oklahoma where he most recently served as fire chief for the city of Owasso.

“I appreciate the opportunity to serve the citizens of Ocala and appreciate the warm welcome my family and I have received,” Chief Clark stated.

 Chief Clark becomes the 26th fire chief for the city of Ocala since 1885.

In the above photo, Chief Clark receives a helmet and badge from Council President Suzy Heinbockel (center) and Assistant City Manager Catherine Cameron.

For more on firefighting in Ocala, consult ocalafl.org or contact Brian Stoothoff at (352) 629-8306.