2012-01-06 / Maine
Fire marshal retiring after 14 years
PORTLAND ( AP) — Maine’s fire marshal for the past 14 years is retiring at the end of the month. John Dean of Winthrop was a Maine firefighter for 27 years before becoming fire marshal in 1998. He was a member of the Old Town department from 1971 to 1989, rising to the rank of deputy chief. He was Wells fire chief from 1989 to 1998.