New fire chief hired for Wilson’s Landing

Robert Baker has been appointed as the new fire chief for the Wilson’s Landing Fire Protection District.

Robert Baker has been appointed as the new fire chief for the Wilson’s Landing Fire Protection District.

Effective Jan. 1, 2013, Baker will take over the chief’s duties for the paid on-call department.

He’s been a firefighter with the department since 2001 and most recently served as its deputy chief and training officer. Baker is taking over the position from Derek Fletcher,who has been with the department since 1986. Fletcher will continue to serve as a firefighter with the rank of captain.

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