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Cleveland Fire Chief Angelo Calvillo retiring in May

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Posted at 2:35 PM, Apr 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-07 14:35:01-04

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Division of Fire Chief Angelo Calvillo is retiring after nearly 30 years of service with the department.

According to the department, the chief is will hang up his uniform some time in May.

Calvillo has performed multiple roles during his tenure as a firefighter over the years. He's served on the Cuyahoga County Regional Hazardous Material Team and Join Hazard Assessment Team. He's also been a paramedic since 1996 and is responsible for starting the department's first program to assign paramedics to fire engine pumper trucks.

As chief, Calvillo oversees more than 750 employees across 27 fire stations. He's also a member of the Hispanic Alliance Leadership Development Initiative.

Fire officials said there will be a media event for the chief's retirement on May 5 at the Cleveland Fire Museum.

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