Former Fire Chief in Bangor, Orono, Old Town passes away

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BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Former Bangor Fire Chief Robert Burke has died.

A letter written by current Chief Tom Higgins said he passed away on Wednesday.

Burke started with Bangor Fire in 1965, working his way up to chief in 1982.

He retired from Bangor in 1990, then went on to serve as chief in Orono and Old Town as well

His funeral arrangements are still pending.