State Fire Marshal’

by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Former Elk River Fire Chief Bruce West has been named Minnesota‚Äôs next state fire marshal. Minnesota Department of Public Safety Commissioner Mona Dohman announced that effective Dec. 4 West will replace State Fire Marshal Jerry Rosendahl, who is retiring. West will also lead the Minnesota Office of Pipeline Safety. West, […]

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by Tammy Sakry ECM Publishers For nearly 25 years, Denise DeMars has crawled around in burned-out buildings looking for the cause of fires. In October, the deputy state fire marshal of Sherburne, Anoka and Isanti counties brushed herself off one last time and retired from a job she has had since 1988. While the Andover […]

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