Champion chief retiring to become TCEMA director

CHAMPION — Fire Chief John Hickey, who has been with the township since 2000, will retire at the end of the month to become the new director of the Trumbull County Emergency Management Agency.

Hickey, of Bristol, started as a firefighter in 2000 and became fire chief in 2006. He also has worked as a firefighter at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station in Vienna.

Hickey’s last day in Champion is Sept. 30, and he will become the TCEMA director on Oct. 4.


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