UTICA, N.Y. -- The city of Utica Fire Department named Captain James Noon the next assistant chief.
Noon is a Utica Senior Academy and Mohawk Valley Community College graduate. He has experience as a trainer in the fire academy, and a good track record as a firefighter and a leader.
He has been with the department 15 years.
Noon’s family was by his side Wednesday for his official swearing in.