State fire marshal steps down


Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday announced that State Fire Marshal Doug Jorgensen will retire from the post next month after serving in the role for 11 years.

Jorgensen will temporarily stay with the agency as deputy fire marshal to help the new state fire marshal move into the role.

“I thank Doug Jorgensen for his 43 years of public service in Kansas," Kelly said in a statement.


“He has worked tirelessly to protect Kansans and property from devastating fires and to support communities in . . .


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