Seekonk Appoints New Fire Chief
David Rave will serve as the town’s new Fire Chief beginning on August 31. Rave was appointed at the August 5 Board of Selectmen meeting. Rave is a Battalion Chief from East Providence with 35 years experience. There were 29 applicants for the position. “He is an exceptional candidate for us,” noted Chairman Justin Sullivan, who was a member of the search committee. Former Fire Chief Michael Healy retired in May 2019 but has remained in the position during the search process for a replacement. “I consider it a great privilege,” Rave said.