Tim McConnell sworn in as New Orleans Fire Chief

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A big congratulations to new Fire Chief Tim McConnell! Mayor Mitch Landrieu has named him the 11th superintendent of the New Orleans Fire Department.

Chief McConnell has been with the fire department for the past 29 years. Since joining the NOFD in 1984, McConnell has served the department as a fire captain, district chief and most recently, interim superintendent.