A former Burbank firefighter has been chosen to step in as the city's
interim fire chief after Mike Davis retires at the end of the month,
officials announced Tuesday.
Rick Mehling, a 34-year veteran of the department, will assume the
top spot July 1 while the city manager's office continues its search
for a permanent Burbank Fire chief.
"[Mehling's] not going to just baby-sit," Assistant City Manager