Fire chief heads to the west

SUFFOLK'S Chief Fire Officer Lee Howell is to leave the county to take up a similar appointment in Devon.

SUFFOLK'S Chief Fire Officer Lee Howell is to leave the county to take up a similar appointment in Devon.

Mr Howell was the youngest fire chief in the country at just 35 when appointed to the Suffolk post in December 2004. He is expected to move to Devon early in the new year.