Area chief installed to IAFC


ATLANTA, Ga. (WCIA) — Thursday morning, Champaign Fire Chief Gary Ludwig was installed as president and chair of the Board of Directors for the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), during a ceremony in Atlanta, Ga.

Chief Ludwig said, “This is a tremendous and humbling experience for me. I am honored to lead this esteemed association, represent the leadership of the fire service and to be able to bring this title back to the City of Champaign. I plan on bragging about our outstanding fire department and City during my travels.”

Ludwig will serve a one-year term, then remain on the board as a past president. Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen and members of the Champaign International Association of Fire Fighters Local 1260 attended the ceremony.

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