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New fire chief sworn in

New fire chief sworn in

After taking the oath of office, Tim Lohman's wife pinned his new badge to his uniform as part of a long-standing tradition.


POSTED March 8, 2011 9:09 p.m.

Tim Lohman officially became Turlock’s newest fire chief during a ceremony at the City Council meeting Tuesday night.

Lohman started his career with the Turlock Fire Department as an 18-year-old volunteer and over the years worked his way up the ladder. He has been serving as the interim fire chief since July 1, 2010.

A wide range of family, friends, colleagues and well-wishers attended the ceremony to show their support for Lohman, who said he was “humbled and honored” by the turnout.

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