BELTON, TX — Belton Fire Chief Bruce Pritchard announced he will retire in November after 32 years in the fire service.
According to the City of Belton, Chief Pritchard spent 29 years in Belton, and has been Fire Chief for four years. His previous ranks in Belton include firefighter, paramedic, Captain and Assistant Chief.
In a statement, Chief Pritchard said,
I am grateful for the many opportunities and experiences over the past 29 years, and will always have a special place in my heart for the City of Belton, the outstanding people of the community and the staff.
The City says they will conduct a national search for a new fire chief.
Chief Pritchard's last day will be November 1, 2019.