FAIRBORN — Fairborn Fire Marshal Carl Day officially retired Friday after 38 years of service to the Fairborn community.
On July 1, 1975, Day began his public safety career with the City of Fairborn as a firefighter/paramedic. He transferred to the Fairborn Police Department as a police officer in 1977 where he also served as Range Master from 1979 to 1986.
Throughout his career, Day developed an extensive and diverse background by taking more than 165 specialized classes offered at the federal, state and local levels, many of which dealt with fire investigation and safety.
Though he is retiring from public service, he is not ready to completely retire just yet. Day will be working as a Private Fire Investigator for Fire Investigative Services, located in Huber Heights. This position will take him throughout Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and South Carolina.