The city of Ankeny has named a new fire chief. Jim Clack is taking over for Rex Mundt who retired in December.

Clack most recently served as fire chief in Baltimore, Maryland.

His career also had him as incident commander when the interstate bridge collapsed in Minneapolis in 2007 and he helped rebuild fire service in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Clack will assume his duties in Ankeny June 2.