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RYAN COLLINS NAMED SIOUX CITY FIRE CHIEF (Update)

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SIOUX CITY FIRE RESCUE DEPUTY FIRE MARSHAL / CAPTAIN RYAN COLLINS HAS BEEN NAMED AS THE NEXT SIOUX CITY FIRE CHIEF.

COLLINS SAYS HE RECEIVED A CALL FROM THE CITY MANAGER TUESDAY MORNING OFFERING HIM THE POSITION:

COLLINS1 OC……QUICKLY ACCEPTED. ;10

COLLINS WILL SUCCEED CURRENT CHIEF TOM EVERETT, WHO WILL RETIRE LATER THIS SUMMER AFTER SERVING 31 YEARS WITH THE DEPARTMENT.

A LIFE-LONG SIOUX CITY RESIDENT, COLLINS BEGAN HIS CAREER WITH SIOUX CITY FIRE RESCUE IN 2006 AS A
FIREFIGHTER AND EMT.

HE SERVED IN THAT CAPACITY UNTIL 2015 WHEN HE WAS PROMOTED TO LIEUTENANT AND THEN TRANSITIONED TO DEPUTY FIRE MARSHAL AND CAPTAIN IN 2018.

COLLINS HAS SERVING IN VARIOUS OTHER CAPACITIES WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT:

COLLINS2 OC……TO THE COMMUNITY. :28

COLLINS WILL BEGIN HIS DUTIES AS CHIEF ON AUGUST 12, 2024