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Consolidated Fire Picks New Interim Chief

The Nevada County Consolidated Fire District has decided to make a change at the top, at least temporarily. The district board has voted unanimously to have Penn Valley Fire Chief Gene Vander Plaats take over as interim chief of the N-C-C-F-D until a permanent replacement can be found…

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Vander Plaats expects to be on the job about four to five months, while still running the Penn Valley Fire Department. Vander Plaats says specifics still need to be worked out…

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Vander Plaats replaces David Ray, who has been interim chief since last year. Ray, though, has a vacation coming up, and is also set to retire in May.

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