Nanaimo Fire Rescue Chief Ron Lambert is retiring after 32 years in the business. The City of Nanaimo announced today that Chief Lambert’s last day will be February 14. He says it will be hard to leave what he calls a first class fire department but he’s ready to move on.
Lambert says he hopes Nanaimo citizens continue embracing simple fire safety message, like having working smoke detectors and an escape plan. He says he plans to stay in Nanaimo after he retires and pursue some new opportunities.