Rob Krause is the new director of protective services (fire chief) for the Village of Burns Lake.

Rob Krause is the new director of protective services (fire chief) for the Village of Burns Lake.

New fire chief in Burns lake

Rob Krause is the new director of protective services (fire chief) for the Village of Burns Lake.

Rob Krause is the new director of protective services (fire chief) for the Village of Burns Lake.

Krause will be working part-time hours as a fire chief until Sept. 30, 2016, while he continues to work full time for the B.C. Wildfire Service. After Oct. 1, 2016, he will be a full-time fire chief for Burns Lake.

Krause has been a member of the Burns Lake Fire Department for 29 years, and was a deputy fire chief for 19 years.