Three candidates remain in the selection of a new chief of the Rockford fire department. Rockford's board of fire and police commissioners have narrowing their search down to division Chief William Beaman, District Chief James Strey and Captain Derek Bergsten. All three men currently work for Rockford fire. Board members hope to have their mind made up shortly after November 10th. Brad Donneli was named interim chief about two weeks ago. He replaces Bill Robertson who retired in June.