City of Salisbury swears in new fire chief

The city of Salisbury is welcoming their new fire chief with open arms. Earlier this evening the Salisbury Fire Department's future chief, John Tull, was sworn into office at the city's council meeting. Tull will be replacing current Chief Rick Hoppes who will be retiring on July 1st after 33 years of service to the fire department. Tull says he excited for this new opportunity and explains what he hopes to achieve during his time as the new fire chief for Salisbury.

"[I] want to continue to lead the department in a forward manner to embrace technology, use data to show our performance and just continue to provide the highest level of service possible to not only the residents of the city of Salisbury but also everyone that comes through the city of Salisbury," said Tull.

Tull also told 47 that he wanted grateful for both they mayor and city council for their continued support, while also trusting him to become the next fire chief of the department.

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