The City of Brownwood issued a press release Tuesday afternoon stating that Brownwood Fire Chief Eddy Wood had accepted the position of Division Chief with the City of Saginaw Fire Department.

Wood was hired in 2017 and has served Brownwood Fire Chief and Emergency Management Coordinator for a little more than two years.

“Chief Wood has brought great progress to our Fire Department, and will be missed,” said City Manager Emily Crawford in the press release. “I am thankful for the positive impact Chief Wood has had in his time with us.”

Wood added, “I look forward to locating closer to my family, and have enjoyed my time in Brownwood. The members of the Brownwood Fire Department have embraced the positive change and are committed to providing exceptional customer service!”

Wood’s last day with the City of Brownwood is July 17. A farewell reception will be held at 3 p.m. July 16 at the Central Fire Station, according to the press release.