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City of Fyffe appoints new fire chief

The city of Fyffe has chosen not to reappoint its fire chief. The city of Fyffe has chosen not to reappoint its fire chief.
FYFFE, AL (WAFF) -

The city of Fyffe has chosen not to reappoint its fire chief.

Monday night, the city council chose not to reappoint Jimmy Long and instead to appoint Grant Wood, a relative newcomer to the department.

City councilman Paul Cagle said he recommended Wood because of his certifications.

Long said he's disappointed.

"Experience is a big thing and being so young and arrogant, I'm afraid he's going to get somebody hurt," said Long.

No word if Assistant Chief Harlan Owens will be retained.

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