Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. announced today that he has selected Deputy Chief Karen Brack, of the Eugene, Oregon Fire Department, to be the new Chief of the Charleston Fire Department. Chief Brack began her career in the Fulton County, Georgia Fire Department where she rose through the ranks to become Battalion Chief. She joined the Eugene, Oregon Fire Department in 2007 and is currently serving as a Deputy Chief there. Chief Brack brings 30 years of experience, along with a wealth of knowledge and training, with her to Charleston. We are excited about beginning our work with Chief Brack and welcome her to the CFD family.