New Poughkeepsie Fire Department chief sworn in at City Hall

The City of Poughkeepsie has a new leader at the helm of its fire department.
Joe Franco was sworn in Monday morning at City Hall. He served in the Navy before he began his three-decade long career as a Poughkeepsie firefighter.
Franco now leads the department of over 60 as they serve a community of about 30,000 people.
“I'm very honored and humbled and looking forward to it,” he says.
Franco hopes to grow the department during his time as chief.