Following the retirement of Fire and Safety Director David Kube later this month, Curry County is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Booth to Fire and Safety Director effective May 18. Booth will also act as the County’s Fire Marshal.
Booth, a resident of Curry County for 28 years, has over 20 years of experience in positions such as paramedic and firefighter/EMT and has served as the Volunteer Fire Chief for the Broadview Fire Department for 3 years. In addition, Booth is in the process of completing his Bachelor’s Degree of Fire Science and Emergency Management from Purdue Global University and will graduate in December.
“I am excited to accept the position of Fire and Safety Director. I am looking forward to working with the rural fire departments and the other County entities that are involved with this position.” said Booth.
“Mr. Booth brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and insight into the challenges faced in our County. I look forward to his leadership and the support he will provide to our Volunteer Fire Departments, residents and employees.” said County Manager Lance Pyle.
Questions may be addressed to the Curry County Manager’s office.