McGill becomes Jersey City's new fire chief

JERSEY CITY — Steve McGill, who joined the Jersey City Fire Department over 30 years ago, was sworn in as the fire chief at City Hall this morning.

“Today is the culmination of a long, hard journey to get to this point in my career,” McGill, 53, said to a crowd of family members, friends and firefighters assembled inside the council chambers.

McGill was previously a deputy and battalion chief, assistant fire director and department liaison to the city Office of Emergency Management.

McGill replaces Darren Rivers, who retired in February after 35 years on the job. His appointment comes as …read more

Source: NJ.com Hudson

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