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New chief headed to Sylvester Fire Department

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The city of Sylvester is narrowing the search for a new fire chief.

33 people applied for the job.

The department has been without a permanent fire chief since June.

The city is planning interviews for some of the candidates next week.

“We need the fire service. In our community we do a lot of outreach, proactive measures. Letting our citizens know what they can do,” said Debbie Bridges, City Manager.

The city hopes to have a fire chief on duty by September 1st.

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