Excerpts from the DailyHerald.com:

Interim Elgin Fire Chief Robert Cagann has been appointed on a permanent basis. Cagann has been with the city since 1993. He served as assistant fire chief since 2017, worked as a firefighter for eight years before being promoted to lieutenant in 2001, captain in 2008, and then battalion chief in 2015. He led the department’s training division for 15 years.