Northville Fire Chief resigns abruptly
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Northville Township Fire Chief Richard Marinucci (left) with Northville Township Director of Public Safety John Werth, August 2012.
Mar. 30, 2016 PLYMOUTH EAGLE.
Plymouth Michigan News
Northville Township Fire Chief Richard Marinucci tendered his resignation, effective last Friday, March 18.
No reason for the abrupt departure of the chief was given and he remained unavailable for comment.
Township Manager Chip Snider said that the township does not make public comment on personnel matters.
Marinucci began his tenure with Northville Township in 2009 after his retirement as the fire chief in Farmington Hills where he had served since 1984.
Northville Township Director of Public Safety John Werth also declined comment on the resignation rumored to have been prompted by a “conflict of interest.”
Marinucci is a nationally-known firefighter training expert and is the Executive Director of the Fire Department Safety Officers Association, a non-profit established to promote safety standards and practices in the fire, rescue and emergency services community.
A volunteer board of directors leads the association.