City of Largo Fire Chief Nominated for Career Fire Chief of the Year
LARGO - The International Association of Fire Chiefs Conference was held in Chicago on August 24th - 28th. Largo Fire Chief, Michael Wallace, was nominated for the Career Fire Chief of the Year by the Center for Public Safety Excellence. This was the first year that the organization, responsible for accrediting Fire Departments, was permitted to submit a nomination.
"It is an honor and very humbling to be nominated by the accrediting organization as their first nominee for fire chief of the year," stated Chief Wallace.
Chief Wallace has lived in Pinellas County for 52 years. He has been a member of the fire service in Pinellas County since 1982 and was appointed Fire Chief of Largo in 2007. Chief Wallace has served in every capacity of the fire service and has published many articles on EMS and the history of the fire service.
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