Elections held tonight for replacement for retiring Franklin County Volunteer Fire Chief

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Elections held tonight for replacement for retiring Franklin County Volunteer Fire Chief (Image 1)

MONETA (WSLS) - Elections were held Wednesday to decide who will replace current Scruggs volunteer Fire Chief Slim Crawford.

Dempsey Moore is expected to take over as the leader of a department that has nearly fifty volunteer firefighters.

The main goal moving forward is to recruit more volunteers.

Crawford has been with the department 41 years. Dempsey has been a volunteer for 17 years.

A special retirement celebration is planned at Scruggs Volunteer Fire and Rescue Saturday.

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