South Bend Fire Chief named "Fire Chief of the Year"
South Bend, Ind. - South Bend's Fire Chief has received the highest honor a firefighter can get. Fire Chief Howard Buchanon has been named "Fire Chief of the Year".
It is all thanks to a nomination from his brother Carl Buchanon, who also works for the department as a Batallion Chief.
For 25 years the Buchanon brothers have worked alongside each other at the South Ben Fire Department as they moved through the ranks.