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Former Phoenix Fire Chief Alan Brunacini has died

Posted: 10:13 PM, Oct 15, 2017
Updated: 2017-10-17 02:41:49Z
Former Phoenix FD Chief Alan Brunacini has died

The Phoenix Fire Department announced the passing of former Phoenix Fire Chief Alan Brunacini on Sunday.   

Brunacini joined Phoenix fire in 1958. He was a Firefighter, Engineer, Captain, Battalion Chief, and Assistant Chief prior to becoming Fire Chief. He was Chief from 1978 to 2006.   

Fire Chief Kara Kalkbrenner said Brunacini was a trailblazer in the North American Fire Service and the influence of his contributions are still felt across the nation.