Brewer Fire Chief Announces Plan to Retire 

Brewer’s Fire Chief is retiring.Rick Bronson has been with the department for 35 years, the past 11 as Chief.March fifth will be his last day.Bronson says he has a few other things he’d like pursue in his life.Bronson oversees 13 full-time and 22 part-time firefighters and seven officers.He says retirement will take some getting used to.”So I suppose it will be a little bit of a disruption to my life pattern by no longer responding. I’m very accustomed to getting up in the middle of the night and responding and I won’t be doing that any more. It will be nice in a way but in another way it will be a little odd.”Bronson says there will be things he’ll miss but he welcomes the opportunity to move on to other things.