Newly appointed Torrance Fire Chief Martin Serna will be recognized tonight at the City Council meeting.

The City will have a badge-pinning ceremony as Serna begins his new leadership role with the Class One rated Torrance Fire Department.

Serna started his career with the Torrance Fire Department in 1993, and has risen through the ranks to become Chief. He most recently served as the City’s Fire Marshall, as well as the Assistant Fire Chief. Serna will serve as the ninth fire chief for the City of Torrance.