Buffalo Fire Department has a new fire chief.
Troy Wilmoth, 38, of Buffalo was appointed as chief and replaces former chief Wendell Perkins. Wilmoth officially took over as chief on January 1.
Wilmoth has been a member of the Buffalo Fire Department for 19 years. During his tenure with BFD, Wilmoth served as a sergeant for one year, lieutenant for two years, captain for four years and an assistant chief for two years.