Montclair Fire Chief Stepping Down

Kevin Allen to retire March 1 after more than 30 years with the department.

Kevin Allen/Patch file photo
Kevin Allen/Patch file photo
The longtime leader of Montclair's fire department will be resigning effective March 1, according to a report.

Kevin Allen, who has been a member of the department for more than 30 years, announced his retirement this month, according to a report on northjersey.com.

Officials would begin their search for a successor in February, Township Manager Marc Dashield told the website.
A. Cathy Hawley January 30, 2014 at 11:56 PM
Kevin Allen has been on the Fire Department for 33 years. He became Fire Chief approximately 2006, upon the retirement of Chief Robert McLoughlin. He came on the job in May 1980. Prior to McLoughlin you had Chief Robert Pizzuti. I wish Chief Allen all the best.


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