Little Rock names new chief for fire department

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas' capital city has a new fire chief.
    
Little Rock City Manager Bruce Moore announced the hiring Wednesday of Delphone D. Hubbard as the city's next chief of the fire department. Hubbard is a 22-year veteran of the Memphis Fire Department, where he served as a battalion chief from 2010 to 2016.
    
Before joining the Memphis Fire Department, Hubbard worked as an emergency medical technician and later as a firefighting lieutenant.
    
Hubbard succeeds Gregory Summers, who announced his retirement in August after serving as chief since 2009.
 

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