The City of East Peoria has a new fire chief.
Lieutenant Alan Servis was officially promoted to chief Tuesday in East Peoria City Council Chambers.
Firefighter Veronica Marmitt replaces Servis as Lieutenant.
She is the first woman to hold the ranking for the East Peoria Fire Department.
Fire Chief Alan Servis, who was appointed on August 14th, is the city’s first fire chief that is certified as a paramedic.