Temporary fire chief appointed in Chicopee

Hampden County

Chicopee appointed a temporary fire chief Friday night. 

Mayor Richard Kos appointed Daniel Stamborski to serve as temporary fire chief. Stamborski is a lifelong Chicopee resident and has been a firefighter in Chicopee since 1997. 

Chicopee Fire Chief Dean Desmarais retired two weeks ago after 32-years of service. 

The process for selecting a permanent fire chief is underway.

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