Boston (MA) Fire Commissioner to Step Down on January 6


Boston (MA) (AP) — Boston Fire Commissioner Roderick Fraser is stepping down as Mayor-elect Marty Walsh prepares to take office.

The Boston Globe reports ( ) that Fraser submitted his resignation Monday to Mayor Thomas Menino. He will leave on January 6, the day Walsh is sworn in.

Fraser said in a letter to Menino that he leaves a better department than the one he found when he was hired in 2006, and says it was time for him to do something different.

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