East Ridge names new fire department chief

East Ridge names new fire department chief

December 27th, 2013 by Louie Brogdon in Local - Breaking News

Mike Williams

Mike Williams

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

The East Ridge Fire Department has a new chief.

The city named Shift Commander Mike Williams to lead the department this month, after former Public Safety Director Eddie Phillips retired in August.

Williams has been with the department for 26 years. He took up the chief's position on Dec. 16.