May 22, 2020: The Police and Fire Commission of Beloit, WI, has selected Daniel Pease as the city's new Fire Chief. Chief Pease, who has served as Assistant Fire Chief since 2018, was named Interim Fire Chief in July 2019. Pease started his fire service career in 1987 and advanced through the ranks at Highland Park Fire Department in Illinois to Fire Chief. Dan’s career in Highland Park lasted just over 30 years. Dan also worked 13 years at Northfield Fire Rescue as a company officer.