WARWICK, RI —Peter K. McMichael, retired Providence Fire Department fire marshal, is the new Warwick Fire Chief, following the Board of Public Safety’s approval of Mayor Solomon’s appointment of him to the job Tuesday night.
The Board met at 7 p.m. onthe second floor of Warwick Police Headquarters, and had made its
According to his LinkeInprofile, McMichael has served as a fire marshal with the Providence FireDepartment for 30 years, starting in 1988. He holds a master’s degree in publicadministration and has studied fire science and firefighting at ProvidenceCollege.
McMichael succeeds actingchief Marcel Fontenault, who has served since last May when former Mayor ScottAvedisian resigned to become the president and CEO of the Rhode Island Transit