Fire and Rescue Chief Dewey Woody leaves Bradley County for state post

Fire and Rescue Chief Dewey Woody leaves Bradley County for state post

October 17th, 2012 by Randall Higgins in Local - Breaking News

Bradley County Fire Chief Dewey Woody stands behind the Bradley County Fire Department in downtown Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Tenn. - Bradley County Fire and Rescue Chief Dewey Woody has resigned his post in order to accept a position with the Tennessee Fire Marshal's Office in Nashville.

He will be director of the Arson and Bomb Section of the state Fire Marshal's Office.

Bradley County Mayor D. Gary Davis made the announcement today and accepted Woody's letter of resignation.

In a media statement, Davis said he wishes Woody well and praised him for helping build the county's award winning fire department over the past 12 years.

Davis said the search will begin for a new fire and rescue chief for Bradley County.

Woody said he is honored by the fact he will always be on the county fire department's roster list as a lifetime volunteer.