Clovis News

Clovis fire chief resigns

Rick Bennett, Clovis fire chief for the past two years, announced Monday night that he is resigning because of family obligations in Northern California.

He will be replaced by Deputy Chief Lee Kraft, who will serve as interim chief.

Bennett joined the department in 2007. He had previously served as assistant chief of the Eureka Fire Department. Bennett said he will return to Fortuna in Northern California. His last day is Thursday.