Friday, May 29, 2009

LAFD chief Douglas Barry will step down

Updated: Fire Department spokeswoman Capt. Tina Haro says Chief Douglas Barry is retiring, not resigning. Barry is expected to address reporters at a 3:30 p.m. news conference today at City Hall.

Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Douglas Barry, who took office two years ago with a mission to reform the troubled department, will resign effective Aug. 31, a department spokeswoman said today.

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