Fernando Gray, Aurora Fire Rescue chief, announces retirement after five years

Fire Chief Fernando Gray of Aurora Fire Rescue recently announced his retirement from the agency.

After five years as fire chief in Aurora, Gray will move to Las Vegas where, according to the City of Aurora, he has accepted a position as the director/fire chief for the city.

His final day with the department is set for July 15.

In a letter to the members of the department Gray stated that he believes “Aurora Fire Rescue is on an outstanding path due to your resilience, passion, character, courage, commitment, motivation and willingness to daily serve the community even during the most challenging times,” Gray wrote. “The progress that the department realized over the last several years is sustainable and the department will continue to grow and reach even higher levels of success due to your commitment to continuous improvement.”

Aurora City Manager Jim Twombly congratulated Gray on his retirement from the City of Aurora, saying that “our city has benefited from (Gray’s) exemplary leadership.”

Twombly and his office plan to name an interim fire chief in the near future as well as begin the process of finding a permanent replacement, according to the City of Aurora.

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