Brookings fire chief retires following DUI arrest

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BROOKINGS, S.D. (KELO) — The City of Brookings is looking for a new fire chief.

On Monday, the city announced Darrell Hartmann has retired. The news comes two weeks after Brookings police arrested the fire chief for DUI.

Hartmann’s first court appearance is scheduled for later this month. He worked for the city for more than two decades.

Deputy Fire Chief Pete Bolzer will serve as Interim Fire Chief.

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