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. on the second floor of Warwick Police Headquarters, and had made its
According to his LinkeIn profile, McMichael has served as a fire marshal with the Providence Fire Department for 30 years, starting in 1988. He holds a master’s degree in public administration and has studied fire science and firefighting at Providence College.
McMichael succeeds acting chief Marcel Fontenault, who has served since last May when former Mayor Scott Avedisian resigned to become the president and CEO of the Rhode Island Transit Authority and, James McLaughlin retired as chief.