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By Don Ogle
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

New Chief Chosen by Sidney Firemen


August 22, 2018

Sidney's Volunteer Fire Department is under new leadership, following the installation of new officers earlier this month.

Four members of the Department's command staff have moved up in the ranks, while two remain in the same slots and two officers have accepted new roles in the command ranks.

Twenty-six year department veteran LaVerne Bown was chosen as the new fire chief, replacing Keith Stone, who stepped down after serving in that spot for 32 years. Bown has been one of the department's two assistant chiefs since 2002.

Rising from captains to serve as assistant chiefs are Dana Reece an...

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