Jefferson City appoints new fire chief
JEFFERSON CITY - Jefferson City announced the appointment of Matthew D. Schofield as Fire Chief Tuesday.
Jefferson City Mayor Eric Struemph and the Jefferson City Council approved the appointment.
Schofield was previously a Captain for the Jefferson City Fire Department, and has been with the Department since 1999.
Schofield has served as a Fire Protection Specialist for the Callaway Energy Center, an Adjunct Instructor for the University Fire and Rescue Training Institute and served as a Task Force Leader with Missouri Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue Team.
Jason Turner had been serving as the Interim Fire Chief.