Mid county fire protection district deputy chief/fire marshal Chris Bachman has announced his resignation from the district effective January 15th. Deputy Bachman has accepted the position of deputy chief of the pike township fire dept in Indianapolis, Indiana. Bachman has been employed by the mid county fire district since 2004 and was the district’s first fire marshal. The board of directors will be discussing this vacancy at a board meeting tonight beginning at 5:30. A reception honoring Deputy Chief Bachman’s service to the district will be held immediately following tonight’s board meeting.