New Acting Fire Chief in Owen Sound

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Owen Sound has a new Acting Fire Chief.

City manager Ruth Coursey has announced that Tom Potter will assume the role as of October 14th.

Potter is a native of Owen Sound who has worked with the Owen Sound Fire and Emergency Services for 27 years as Fire Prevention Officer and Fire Prevention Inspector.

Potter says he’s thrilled to be able to carry on the excellent tradition of the department.

Coursey says Potter’s experience in fire services, management and communications are all vital to the position .