newchiefinaugurations (1)After nearly 30 years of service, Frank Montagne has become the first North Bergen native to become chief of North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue (NHRFR). Frank was sworn in by North Bergen Mayor Nicholas J. Sacco as NHRFR’s fifth chief after receiving the highest possible civil service score. Chief Montagne then had the honor to swear in seven additional firefighters who were promoted to the rank of Captain.