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Chief of North View Fire District set to retire in September

By Rob Nielsen - | Jul 28, 2023

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The chief of the North View Fire District is set to retire after a decade in the position.

According to a press release, Chief David Wade is set to step down from the position he’s held for 10 years on Sept. 29.

In total, Wade had been with the fire district in some capacity for 38 years.

“North View Fire has a great reputation throughout Weber County and the state of Utah,” Wade said in the release. “We have made great progress in moving the organization forward, and it has been my honor to serve as fire chief.”

Tim Wheelwright, chairman of the North View Fire board of trustees, praised Wade’s work with the district.

“Chief Wade’s leadership over the past decade has elevated the stature and reputation of North View Fire throughout the state,” Wheelwright said. “The residents of North Ogden, Pleasant View and Harrisville have benefited greatly from his leadership, vision and passion. Our communities are safer today because of Chief Wade and the dozens of fire and emergency services professionals he has led so well. He truly has made a difference in our communities.”

According to the release, the North View Fire District board of trustees will launch an effort to find a new chief. The application period will open Aug. 1 and close Aug. 11.

“We are committed to finding North View Fire’s next leader, who will build upon the accomplishments of Chiefs Terrell Call, Lynn Froerer and Dave Wade,” Wheelwright said. “The selection process will be open and transparent, and the North View Fire board is committed to receiving input from key stakeholders throughout all three communities.”

A timeline for choosing a new chief was not given.

Details about the fire chief position are to be posted online at https://www.northviewfire.com.


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