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Fire district interviews two chief candidates

Cloquet Area Fire District board members interviewed two finalists Tuesday for the fire chief position that will open up when Kevin Schroeder retires in June.

It won't be easy, as evidenced by board member Bob DeCaigney's comment during the board's post-interview discussion that, according to the job description and duties, what they are really looking for is "Superman."

A CAFD press release detailed the process so far: The search for a replacement began in late 2019, and the board hired Baker Tilly to conduct the search for the next fire chief/CEO. Fifteen people applied after extensive regio...