ATLANTA (WXIA) -- Teresa Everett, fire chief in College Park since October 2010, was named Thursday as the new fire chief in Gary, Indiana.
New Gary mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson announced Everett's appointment at a news conferrence Tuesday morning.
Before joining the College Park department, Everett was a district chief in Orange County, Florida and served on the Dade Board of Fire Commissioners in Florida. Everett also serves on the Black Chief Officers Committee.
Officials in College Park did not have any immediate comment regarding Everett's departure.