Jackson Hole’s new fire chief is being sued for defamation.

Stephen Jellie starts Monday as the new Jackson Hole Fire/EMS fire chief following former Chief Brady Hansen’s retirement. Jellie disputes the claims being made by Gerald Mack, a former New York fire captain, and his wife, Tammy Mack.

Jackson Hole Fire/EMS fire chief Stephen Jellie

Stephen Jellie comes to the valley from upstate New York to take over as the new chief of Jackson Hole Fire/EMS.

Contact Kate Ready at 732-7076 or kready@jhnewsandguide.com.

Kate Ready covers criminal justice and emergency news. Originally from Denver, Kate studied English Literature at UC Berkeley and is excited to bring her love for the mountains and storytelling to Jackson. 

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