Laura Knapp named Grand Rapids' inter...

Laura Knapp named Grand Rapids' interim fire chief

There are 7 comments on the The Fenton Press story from Jul 9, 2009, titled Laura Knapp named Grand Rapids' interim fire chief. In it, The Fenton Press reports that:

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Grand Rapids Deputy Fire Chief Laura Knapp has been promoted to acting chief.

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Grand Rapids, MI

#1 Jul 12, 2009
Nice job!

Lawrence, MI

#2 Jul 13, 2009
This is good news. Chief Knapp will do a nice job.

Comstock Park, MI

#3 Jul 13, 2009
not so fast, remember the so-called dynamic duo police chiefs . . .; in fact she's acting fire chief. i think i smell collusion; e.g., waiting to find a black, dyke, lesbian, to book-end the deal.

Grand Rapids, MI

#4 Jul 27, 2009
I think she'll be competitive in the process. She has a respectable operations and code enforcement background. She was a Lieutenant & Captain at busy inner city fire companies and was later a chief for the city's busy 5th Battalion (SE Side).

Laura Knapp is the real deal.

Byron Center, MI

#5 Jul 28, 2009
Is she related Bill Knapp? You know, the discount birthday restaurant. Had so many 100 year olds come in that they went out a business.

Since: Apr 08

Grand Rapids MI

#6 Jul 28, 2009
This is good. My step-father was a baltelen chief and its good to see her achieve this rank.

Grand Rapids, MI

#7 Jul 28, 2009
I liked those Bill Knapp's cakes

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