Ex-Fire Chief Howard Willis dies

...Chronicle interview.Willis was serving as the Emer gency Management Agen cy director when he was chosen to serve as interim fire chief after Chief Al Gillespie resigned. Later that year, Willis was officially sworn in to the top post.Willis stepped...

William Gilliland

...Gilliland was born in Estherville, Iowa. He retired from the Army in Special Forces and was a founding member and former Fire Chief of Modoc Fire Dept. He was a deputy sheriff for McCormick County for 3 years. He was a member of Modoc Baptist Church...

City of Augusta seeking to cancel fire trucks contract

...were sold a bad bill of goods, pretty much," Augusta Fire Department Public Information Officer Dee Griffin said. Fire Chief Chris James, who is away at training, "is very adamant about that," she said.The city hasn't heard back from...

80 evacuated from SC assisted living fire

...investigated the blaze. Officials think the fire started on the third floor, but the cause has not been determined. Fire Chief Aubrey Jenkins says the fire caused about $1 million in damage.

Ex-Atlanta fire chief brings suit against city, mayor

ATLANTA - The former Atlanta fire chief who was fired after self-publishing...did not write in his capacity as fire chief, although he said he asked and was...beliefs while identifying himself as fire chief and gave the book to co-workers...

Howard Willis

Retired Fire Chief & EMA Director AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Sunday, June 21, 2015, Mr. Howard "Bubber" Willis, 66, loving husband...

Augusta fire personnel attend Macon firefighter's funeral

Augusta Fire Chief Chris James and two dozen other personnel traveled to Macon, Ga., on Monday in a show of support for the Macon-Bibb Fire Depart...

SC woman rescued from fire

...Herald reports firefighter Luke Caldwell and Charlie Kennedy rescued a 62-year-old woman Monday afternoon. Clover Fire Chief Charlie Love says firefighters from five departments responded to the fire, which took two hours to get under control...

Bull rescued from Georgia well

...m. to help save the bull, who was lodged snugly in a well estimated to be about 15 feet deep and narrow.Milton Fire Chief says workers first used a backhoe to dig a larger opening for the bull to escape through on its own, but the animal...

Fire chief talks hinge on salary

...offer the job to Yakima, Wash., Fire Chief Al Gillespie, giving Augusta its first permanent fire chief in more than 10 months. Commissioners...The city's salary range for a fire chief is between $65,287 and $104...

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