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Norris Named Deputy Chief of Elizabethtown Fire Department

Photo by: Erin Smith, BladenOnline.com

By Chrysta Carroll

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown Fire Department has a new deputy chief.

At its August Town Council meeting, the town welcomed Anthony Norris, of Garland, on board as the second in command at the fire department.

“(Norris) has knowledge of volunteering in the fire department, as well as in administration, both of which will be a real benefit to us,” said Elizabethtown Fire Chief Nick West.  Read more…