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Shipshewana’s Volunteer Fire Department is Getting First Full-time Fire Chief
Thursday, January 20, 2022

SHIPSHEWANA, IN - The town of Shipshewana is bringing in its first ever full-time fire chief.

Town officials say they have hired
Sean Ellis to fill the role of the town’s first ever full-time fire chief. Ellis is originally from Virginia and is coming from fire-fighting in Saudi Arabia.

Officials hope Ellis will give the volunteers on the job a better sense of direction and the town another added layer of protection it did not have before.

Ellis is expected to begin his role as full-time fire chief in February.



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