Thursday, July 15, 2021


Rick Brown was named as Sumpter Township Fire Chief by members of the Township Board of Trustees during a meeting last month. Brown, a 36-year veteran of the department, was unanimously appointed to the top job in the department. Brown served as deputy fire chief in the township for many years and served as interim fire chief for two months prior to accepting the promotion. He will be the first-ever, full-time fire chief in the history of the township noted Public Safety Director/Police Chief Eric Luke in congratulating Brown on the promotion.