Sylvester names new fire chief

Sylvester names new fire chief

SYLVESTER, GA (WALB) - Long-time Sylvester native Jack Colby will take over the vacant fire chief spot for the Sylvester Fire Department.

Colby will come out of retirement from the Marine Corps to lead the department. He served many years as the chief at MCLB, after serving as a firefighter for the Corps in the Pacific.

"I just felt like he would be a good fit for the department," said City Manager Debbie Bridges. "He's from Worth County and still lives here. He knows our community and he actually started with our department."

Bridges is hopeful to have the new chief in place by next week.

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