New Sedgwick County Fire Chief

By John Wright
KWCH – April 16, 2014

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Sedgwick County has a new Fire Chief.

Fire Marshal Tavis Leake has been named the new Fire Chief of Sedgwick County Fire District 1, replacing retiring Fire Chief Gary Curmode.

Leake brings 23 years of experience to his new position. Leake has served as fire marshal since 2011.

Leake provides leadership to 145 paid personnel and maintains a $17.8 million dollar budget.

The County provides fire protection and emergency medical service response for approximately 631 miles of Sedgwick County, primarily the unicorporated areas of the county, as well as, the cities of Bel Aire, Kechi, Park City, Maize, Bentley, Andale, Garden Plain, Goddard, Viola, Haysville and Furley.

Gwen Romine, KSFFA Webmaster

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