Mount Gilead Firefighters met this week. The Monday night meeting was the last one of this year, and officers were selected for 2013.
Keith Byrd continues as the department chief, with 1st Assistant Chief Ronnie Crump and 2nd Assistant Chief Tommy Gaddy. The 1st Captain is Randy Browning, and 2nd Captain is Kevin Lassiter. The other officers are Jay Strider, 1st Lieutenant; Aaron Byrd, 2nd Lieutenant; Chip McAulay, Chaplain; and Chris Lucas, Secretary-Treasurer.
The firefighter of the year was also voted on, and will be revealed at the department’s Ladies Night event in late January.