Firefighter for the night

Brenham Fire Department Chief Ricky Boeker gives a tour of a fire truck to children at Brenham Housing Authority in 2019.

The city of Brenham is discussing the retirement of Fire Chief Ricky Boeker, who is the first paid fire chief of Brenham and has held his position since 2008.

In a letter received by The Banner-Press on Saturday morning, Boeker’s daughter, Amanda Landry, told the Banner that City Manager James Fisher has given Boeker and “early retirement ultimatum.”

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