Interim fire chief named

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URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — An interim fire chief has been named while city leaders search to fill the position.

Mayor Diane Marlin announced Tuesday James Eggert will lead the department until a successor is chosen.

Chief Eggert has served 30-years in the fire service as a paid, on-call firefighter, full-time firefifghter/EMT, company lieutenant, training officer, assistant chief, deputy chief and fire chief.

Chief Eggert is scheduled to start Monday and will serve until a new chief is selected later this summer. 

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