The Dover Volunteer Fireplace Division has a brand new chief.
DCF Chief Glynn Parker stated he was voted in as fireplace chief on the final division assembly on July 11.
He’ll change former chief, Dan Hicks.
Hicks had been chief since 2018 and Parker has labored with the division for 4 years, in response to Parker.
Parker stated he has the backing of the division and feels he’ll do nicely. Proper now, he’s trying into getting new gear for the division with grants the division has been awarded.
“It feels fairly good, it’ll be a problem although. There’s going to be plenty of laborious work forward of all of us, however I feel we will do it and I feel we will make Dover stronger than it has ever been and we will develop into a neighborhood pillar,” he stated.
Parker stated that being chief was not one thing he sought out, however he stated when he was approached by a number of different firefighters about taking the place he began contemplating the appointment.
“I used to be reluctant at first however after I noticed I had the help of the division I simply went forward and agreed. It truly caught me without warning, I used to be not anticipating it to essentially occur however they nominated me and I’m good with it, I’ve a number of good members there and we’re all going to work collectively and make it stronger,” Parker stated.