Jill Bronaugh
Communication Manager
Office of the State Fire Marshal
800 SW Jackson, Suite 104
Topeka, KS 66612-1216
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Press Releases

OSFM Fire Prevention Team Welcomes Randy Hegwald and Rod Leiker to its Inspection Team

OSFM | May 09, 2018

Randy SealThe Office of the State Fire Marshal is pleased to welcome Randy Hegwald, who has joined our Prevention team as a Fire Prevention Inspector for Coffey, Lyon, Osage, Franklin and Douglas counties. Randy worked for the City of Yates Center in their public works department and as a fire investigator and training officer. He brings over 18 years of fire service experience to the Office of the State Fire Marshal.

Randy lives in Yates Center with his fiancé, Becky, and two children, Melanie and Caleb. He enjoys being outdoors, fishing, kayaking and grilling.

“I always wanted a career in the fire service, and this is the perfect fit,” Randy said. “I am very grateful for the opportunity to work with OSFM.”

Rod SealWe are also pleased to welcome Rod Leiker to the Fire Prevention Inspection team, covering the north-central region in Kansas. Rod comes to OSFM from Fort Hays State University where he worked as an environmental safety technician. He brings over 20 years of experience to the team.

Rod lives in Hays with his wife and enjoys camping, fishing and hiking in his spare time.

“When this opportunity presented itself,” Rod said, “I felt like it was something I could really contribute to.”