Kalkbrenner is the first woman to lead the city’s fire department, according to an azcentral.com report (http://bit.ly/1n2WHkg).
Kalkbrenner is a native Phoenix resident and joined the department as a firefighter in 1984. She will serve as interim chief starting March 1 until a national recruitment for the permanent position is concluded.
Kalkbrenner, the department’s executive assistant fire chief, has been Khan’s second-in-command since July. Her previous positions include engineer, captain, division chief, and deputy chief.
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