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Danbury Mayor Names Interim Fire Chief As Herald Retires

Danbury Fire Chief Geoff Herald, at a house fire last year, is officially retiring this weekend.
Danbury Fire Chief Geoff Herald, at a house fire last year, is officially retiring this weekend. Photo Credit: Alissa Smith

DANBURY, Conn. - With the retirement of Danbury Fire Chief Geoff Herald coming this weekend, Mayor Mark Boughton has named Assistant Chief TJ Wiedl as the interim chief.

Herald will official retired on Sunday, July 13, at 7 a.m. at which time Wiedl will be taking over.

"I wish him and the department well, fair winds and good fortune. I am certain that the city will be well served," Herald said in an emailed statement.

In an interview with the Danbury News Times , Herald said he was looking forward to retirement and will be taking the time to ride his new motorcycle.

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