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Lansing fire chief to retire

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By Mark Bashore, WKAR

LANSING, MI –

Lansing Fire Chief Tom Cochran, a 28-year veteran of the department, has announced he will retire from his position in January. Cochran has served as fire chief for the last five years.

Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero called Cochran "an invaluable leader...during a difficult time in the city's history."

Bernero says the city will soon begin the process of transitioning to new department leadership.

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