City of Lufkin names Lovett permanent fire chief

Ted Lovett
Ted Lovett

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - For four months, Ted Lovett has served as the interim Lufkin fire chief. Now he's found a permanent job.

The Lufkin City Council named Lovett as the fire chief in its meeting Tuesday evening.

Lovett replaced Danny Kistner in June. Kistner had accepted a job with the McKinney Fire Department.

Lovett previously served as a battalion chief.

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