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February 22, 1992 | ROSE APODACA
Fullerton Fire Chief Ronald J. Coleman has been named by Gov. Pete Wilson to serve as the new state fire marshal. In the $83,868-a-year position, Coleman will be responsible for enforcing fire-related laws, investigating arson fires, providing training and education for all state fire service personnel, approving fire alarm systems, and gathering statewide statistical data on fires and burns. He replaces James F. McMullen, who resigned after seven years of service.
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April 19, 1992 | DAVID HALDANE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two years ago when he was still chief of the Fullerton Fire Department, Ron Coleman had a wacky idea. The Orange County Burn Assn. needed money. So Coleman, now 51, came up with a plan: Why not have a firefighter spend 24 hours atop a tall ladder in a shopping mall to inspire shoppers to donate their coins? The scheme worked. "It made a significant change in the financial status of the burn association," said Marc Martin, the department's operations chief. And Coleman emerged as "kind of the P.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 19, 1992 | DAVID HALDANE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two years ago when he was still chief of the Fullerton Fire Department, Ron Coleman had a wacky idea. The Orange County Burn Assn. needed money. So Coleman, now 51, came up with a plan: Why not have a firefighter spend 24 hours atop a tall ladder in a shopping mall to inspire shoppers to donate their coins? The scheme worked. "It made a significant change in the financial status of the burn association," said Marc Martin, the department's operations chief. And Coleman emerged as "kind of the P.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 22, 1992 | ROSE APODACA
Fullerton Fire Chief Ronald J. Coleman has been named by Gov. Pete Wilson to serve as the new state fire marshal. In the $83,868-a-year position, Coleman will be responsible for enforcing fire-related laws, investigating arson fires, providing training and education for all state fire service personnel, approving fire alarm systems, and gathering statewide statistical data on fires and burns. He replaces James F. McMullen, who resigned after seven years of service.
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