For Immediate Release - November 05, 2013

Shawn Murray Named New Director of MA Firefighting Academy

State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan and Deputy State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey announced the appointment of Shawn Murray of Hudson, NH as the new director of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy, a division of the state Department of Fire Services. Murray served the Hudson (NH) Fire Department for 12 years, the last ten as chief and as the city’s director of emergency management.

Murray has 30 years of combined municipal, military, and federal fire experience. Shawn holds a Bachelor of Science in Management/Fire Administration, and is a graduate of the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer program.

Murray is an instructor with the NH Fire Academy and holds several certifications in fire training. He previously served as the fire and EMS training officer for the Goffstown (NH) Fire Department for 12 years.