Pocatello Fire Chief retires Friday
POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) - Pocatello's Fire chief is retiring at the end of the year. A retirement party was held for David G. Gates Thursday at city hall. His last day on the job is Friday.
He was hired as a firefighter in 1993 and worked his way up to become Pocatello’s highest-ranking firefighter in 2013.
Gates and his wife plan to continue taking motorcycle trips, visiting their young grandson, and spending time with their dogs Bozwell and Boo.
A new fire chief hasn't been determined yet. Interviews with candidates are scheduled for January.