Gavin named Okanogan fire chief


Jerod Gavin

— Jerod Gavin was named Tuesday night as the new city fire chief.

Gavin, 38, is an Omak firefighter and Okanogan resident. He works as an Omak police officer and plans to continue in that position.

He succeeds Scott Duncan, who has been acting chief since longtime Chief Gordon Hennigs was terminated by former Mayor Michael Blake in December.

Mayor Jon Culp announced his selection of Gavin during the City Council meeting.

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