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City Appoints New Deputy Fire Chief

Deputy Fire Chief Latosha ClemonsThe City of Boynton Beach has selected a new Deputy Fire Chief of Administration, Latosha Clemons. Clemons is an accomplished firefighter with more than 20 years of service to the City.

“Latosha Clemons has been a valuable and dedicated member of the Fire and Rescue Department for more than two decades,” said Fire Chief Glenn Joseph.  “She is well deserving of this position and I look forward to working with her to exceed community expectations.”

Clemons began her career with the Boynton Beach Fire and Rescue Department in 1995 as a firefighter and emergency medical technician. Throughout her career, Clemons has worked in a variety of roles in the department including: paramedic, operator engineer, lieutenant, captain and battalion chief, before assuming her new position.

Clemons is trained in fire service administration, public personnel management and fire service financial management. She is also a graduate of the US Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program, a member of the International Association of Firefighters, and former president of the Gold Coast Progressive Firefighters Association of Palm Beach County. Some of Clemons other academic achievements include a Master of Science degree in Executive Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership from St. Thomas University in Miami. 

A formal badge ceremony for Clemons will be included in the Boynton Beach Fire and Rescue Department’s annual awards ceremony at Bethesda East Hospital, 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., in February.