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Lawton Fire Chief named President of the OK Fire Chiefs Association

TULSA, OK (KSWO)- Lawton Fire Chief Dewayne Burk is receiving big honors in Tulsa today. He is being sworn in as the 2017-2018 President of the Oklahoma Fire Chiefs Association.

Burk was serving as the First Vice President of the OFCA before taking on his new position as President.

Chief Burk has been with the Lawton Fire Department since January of 1992 and is a second generation Lawton firefighter. He became chief in January of 2013.

Burk has served in several elected positions within the Lawton Firefighters Association, Oklahoma Fire Chiefs Association and the Professional Firefighters of Oklahoma throughout his career.

Chief Burk was previously awarded a meritorious service award for “Service Above Self” for his actions in rescuing a burn victim from a neighboring community in 2007. 

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