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Posted on: September 2, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Mayor and Council to appoint new fire chief at Sep. 6th City Council Meeting

New Elmhurst Fire Chief

Mayor Steve Morley will appoint Thomas K. Freeman as the City of Elmhurst’s new fire chief at the upcoming City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 6th.

Freeman comes to Elmhurst after serving as the fire chief for the Lisle-Woodridge Fire District for 22 years. He also worked as a firefighter for the Village of Evergreen Park where he was promoted to several positions, and eventually became Assistant Fire Chief. Freeman has over 44 years of experience and expertise in firefighting and holds a Masters in Public Administration from Northern Illinois University. Among many certifications and memberships, he is an active member of the DuPage County Crisis Management Team, DuPage County Emergency and Crisis Management Team.

“Tom is highly experienced for this position and will bring a wealth of talent to the City of Elmhurst. I know that he will play an integral part in providing the very best in class safety services to our residents,” said Mayor Steve Morley.

Freeman is charged with leading the Elmhurst Fire Department operations while managing fire control and prevention, overseeing enforcement of municipal fire codes, and coordinating fire safety community outreach programs.

“The City of Elmhurst and its Fire Department are highly regarded and respected. There is a long and proud history within the organization, and I am honored to have been selected to bring my experience in this profession to the department, the city and its residents,” said Freeman.

Chief Freeman will assume his role as the City of Elmhurst Fire Chief on October 10, 2016.

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