Beverly Hills News
Beverly Hills Fire Chief To Retire
By Ewing Carter
Jul 6, 2013 - 5:34:53 PM

BEVERLY HILLS—Beverly Hills Fire Chief Tim Scranton is due to retire on July 18 after six years of holding the position.

Scranton has worked in Beverly Hills for 27 years and following his retirement as Fire Chief, he will begin working for FEMA as a Federal Coordinating Officer. As a FCO, Scranton will be traveling to disaster sites around the United Stated and providing assistance as a direct representative of the President.

There are only 30 Federal Coordination Officer’s nationwide, which shows Scranton’s expertise and reliability in terms of service. He worked his way up the ranks in Beverly Hills beginning as a probationary firefighter on February 10, 1986 and he was also a master mechanic. He was then promoted to engineer and became a driver trainer before becoming a fire captain in 1994.

He became a training officer for the fire department before being promoted to battalion chief, then fire marshal. In 2006, he was promoted to deputy fire chief and on October 27, 2007 he was named fire chief of Beverly Hills.

Fire Chief Tim Scranton

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