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FILE - Shelby Willis, the fire chief of Largo, Florida, has been appointed as deputy fire chief effective April 1.

OGDEN — Shelby Willis, the fire chief of Largo, Florida, has been appointed as deputy fire chief effective April 1.

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Willis served in various capacities over the last 20 years with Largo Fire Department as a firefighter/paramedic, emergency medical service lieutenant, division chief, deputy fire chief and chief.

In addition to her professional fire service experience, she has served as a noncommissioned police officer in the U.S. Air Force. She has a master’s degree in safety-security and emergency management and completed the Executive Fire Officer Program from the National Fire Academy.

In a statement, Ogden Fire Chief Mike Mathieu said Willis will “bring new ideas, views and experiences that will undoubtedly help Ogden Fire Department to improve and grow.”