Killeen fire chief to step down

Posted at 4:54 PM, May 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-16 17:54:50-04

The chief of the Killeen Fire Department announced Monday afternoon he will step down from his position.

Killeen Fire Chief J.D. Gardner says he will resign on May 30 to focus on his health.

Gardner has served as chief of the city's fire department since 2006.

Assistant Chief Kenneth Hawthorne will serve as Interim Fire Chief while a replacement is found.

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