North Lake Tahoe fire chief Mike Brown to retire in March |

North Lake Tahoe fire chief Mike Brown to retire in March

Mike Brown

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Last month, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District Chief Mike Brown announced during the fire board’s January meeting he plans to retire, effective March 18, 2016.

Brown has worked the past 26 years with NLTFPD, and was named chief in 2007. In all, he boasts 37 years of fire service, according to NLTFPD.

To honor Brown’s service to the community, NLTFPD and the Incline Village General Improvement District are partnering to host a Community Appreciation Party from 4-7 p.m. Friday, March 18, at The Chateau at 955 Fairway Blvd.

The event will be in an open-house format; no RSVP is required. Refreshments will be served and there will be a cash bar.

As for Brown’s replacement at NLTFPD, the board of directors is scheduled to discuss options at its Wednesday, Feb. 17, meeting.

According to the agenda, the board may also vote on naming an interim chief to take over effective March 19.

The Feb. 17 meeting is set for noon at the board room at 866 Oriole Way. Visit to view the entire agenda.

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