Governor Gordon Appoints Byron Mathews State Fire Marshal

Governor Mark Gordon has announced the appointment of Byron Mathews as State Fire Marshal and Director of the Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety. Matthews replaces Mark Young, who is retiring after serving as interim State Fire Marshal following the retirement of Michael Reed in August, 2022.

Mathews has been employed by Cheyenne Fire Rescue (CFR) since 1999 and currently serves as Fire Marshal Division Chief. Mathews has worked through all the ranks at CFR, including Firefighter, Engineer and Lieutenant. In his current position, he is responsible for overseeing staff dedicate...


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