Little Rock names new chief for fire department

(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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