Juan Pua named acting fire chief

ACTING Gov. Arnold I. Palacios has designated assistant fire chief Juan A. Pua as acting commissioner of the Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services.

Juan Pua

In a May 17 memorandum, Palacios stated that Pua will be the acting fire chief until further notice.

On Thursday, Gov. Ralph DLG Torres withdrew the re-appointment of Clyde Norita as DFEMS commissioner.

His nomination papers were submitted to the Senate in Feb. 2019, but the Senate did not act on his re-appointment which lapsed on May 18, 2019.

No other information about Pua was provided by the central government.