PASCO, Wash. - During the Pasco City Council Meeting Monday Night leaders announced that they hired a new fire chief for the City of Pasco.
Bob Gear is the current Benton County Fire District 1 Chief. He will switch to the City of Pasco January 1st.
Pasco City Leaders said they considered people from all over the country.
Monday night Gear told KNDU he was excited to start the new position. He said the City of Pasco has a lot of great people working there.
He said he is looking forward to improving the relationship between firefighters throughout Benton and Franklin Counties, saying "the relationship is not as strong as it could be."