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Yuma fire chief stepping down after decade

YUMA, Ariz. — The Yuma Fire Department is losing its chief.

Officials announced Friday that Chief Jack McArthur is stepping down after 10
years with the department.

His departure will go into effect May 8.

While officials said McArthur is retiring, he has accepted the role of fire
department chief in the northern California city of Vallejo.

City Administrator Greg Wilkinson said officials wish him well and that he
brought the department to its highest level of service.

The city plans to conduct a search for a replacement outside and within the

McArthur will become the new Vallejo fire chief May 13.


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