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Town of Essex appoints Jim Meloche as assistant deputy fire chief

By Town of Essex   

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May 16, 2024, Essex, Ont. — The Town of Essex and Essex Fire and Rescue Services have announced the appointment of Jim Meloche to the position of Assistant Deputy Fire Chief, effective May 13, 2024.

Meloche has served with Essex Fire and Rescue Services since 2004, beginning as a volunteer firefighter at Station 2 and demonstrating exemplary leadership and commitment throughout his tenure, said a town press release. Jim was promoted to the position of Captain in 2021.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jim Meloche to his new role as Assistant Deputy Fire Chief,” said Jason Pillon, Fire Chief for the Town of Essex. “Jim’s proven track record of dedication, expertise, and community involvement will serve him well in his new role. We look forward to his continued contributions and leadership.”


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