New Chicago fire commissioner starts job

June 24, 2010 7:43:21 AM PDT
Chicago has a new fire commissioner as of Thursday morning.Robert Hoff joined the department in 1977 and has worked his way through the ranks. He most recently served as first deputy commissioner.

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley calls Hoff "an excellent administrator" and "a great leader."

Hoff is one of just a few people to win the department's highest award for bravery two times.