Heineman has appointed a new fire marshal for the state of Nebraska effective immediately.
Jim Heine served as Assistant State Fire Marshal from January 2007 until this January when he began acting as Fire Marshal following the retirement of John Falgione.
experience with the Fire Marshal's office will be invaluable to him in his new
role as the State Fire Marshal," Gov. Heineman said.
Because of his experience working for the Fire Marshal's Office, Heine has a lot of knowledge concerning fire prevention and safety. He has also served over 30 years as a volunteer firefighter, including being the chief of the Arlington Volunteer
Fire Department, allowing him to be an integral part of the volunteer firefighter
Following his appointment, Heine shared, "I am honored to
serve Nebraska and its citizens as State Fire Marshal."