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The City of Edmond announces the hiring of Chris Goodwin as the City of Edmond’s new Fire Chief. Goodwin is currently a Deputy Fire Chief for the City of Oklahoma City.
“I am very comfortable that Chris Goodwin is the best fit as Fire Chief for the Edmond Fire Department and for our community,” said City Manager Larry Stevens. “The efforts of the Focus Group and city staff were critical in this process as always. The community perspective is a vital component, and thanks again to Dr. Peggy Geib, Barry Moore, Dr. Myron Pope and Janet Yowell for their willingness to serve our community.”
With 24 years of experience serving the Oklahoma City Fire Department, Chief Goodwin has held numerous roles as his career progressed in the organization. Most recently, he has served as the Deputy Chief of Support Services since 2015. Goodwin holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Oklahoma and a Master’s Degree from the University of Central Oklahoma.
“I feel very blessed to join an Edmond team that I know to be a highly respected and professional Fire Department,” said Goodwin. “It is a great honor to join the firefighters and a dedicated city staff to serve the citizens of Edmond.”
Chief Goodwin will assume his duties on August 1st, and will be paid a salary of $144,384.91.
About the Edmond Fire DepartmentThe Edmond Fire Department (EFD) has a proud history of operational effectiveness and service to Edmond residents. The EFD operates 5 fire stations across the City’s 90 square miles with services including fire suppression, fire prevention, basic emergency medical services, hazardous materials response, accident response, heavy rescue and a lake marine unit. For more information about the Edmond Fire Department, visit http://edmondfd.com.