(High Ridge) Current High Ridge Fire Protection District Chief Tom Lakin and Assistant Chief Kevin Miniea are slated to retire in April.
Lakin has been with high Ridge Fire since 1982 and Miniea has been with the department since 1983.
Deputy Chief Ken Theiling will take over the role as Chief while Deputy Chief Robert Jaycox has been promoted to Assistant Chief.
Theiling has been with the district since 1990, and Jaycox has been with the department since 1995.
The transition of roles in the High Ridge Fire Protection District will happen in April.