Ollice "Chuck" Hubbard was appointed fire chief by the Ann Arbor City Council in June. He's assumed control of a department that's been shrinking in size in recent years and faces threats of more cuts. "It's always a challenge when you start reducing, so we're going to make the best with what we've got," he said. "This is going to be a trial and error situation. Anytime you start cutting any resource or anything like that, there's going to be negatives and positives. So we're going to look into different ways to structure ourselves so it's safe for the firefighters and we can also provide a good service for the citizens. It's going to be a challenge." Read the story.