City of Carbondale Names Mike Hertz as New Fire Chief

NEWS RELEASE
City of Carbondale, Illinois
June 1, 2018

CITY OF CARBONDALE NAMES MIKE HERTZ AS NEW FIRE CHIEF



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE –
The City of Carbondale is happy to announce Mike Hertz will take over as Fire Chief, effective June 2.

Hertz began his firefighting career in 1992 and started working at the City of Carbondale in 2004. In 2013, Hertz was the Captain in charge of Fire Department training and also, the Emergency Management Coordinator. His training certifications include the prestigious Illinois Emergency Management Certification that he received in 2015; the first and only City employee to ever receive this distinction. In 2015, Hertz was promoted to Assistant Fire Chief, the position that he has held until this recent promotion. 

If you have questions or would like more information, call Carbondale City Manager Gary Williams at (618) 457-3226.

“Carbondale prides itself on providing its visitors, students, businesses and residents with a unique mix of edge and ease. It’s a cultural town, yet free of pretense, embracing the great outdoors as readily as urban sophistication. Here, we are open to new ideas, experiences and cultures, so you are encouraged to both express yourself and be yourself, in all ways. That’s Carbondale…All Ways Open… for family, fun, business, new ideas and a bright tomorrow.” 

 
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