Fox Crossing Fire Department announces new fire chief

Brian Harbison, Fox Crossing fire chief. (Photo courtesy Fox Crossing Fire Department)

FOX CROSSING (WLUK) -- The new Fox Crossing fire chief will be Brian Harbison,

Harbison is one of 18 who applied for the position across the country. The department says he is the most qualified candidate.

He served four years in the Navy as n active duty firefighter, and 15 years as a Navy Reservist.

Fox Crossing fire says Harbison's expertise includes Technical Rescue Teams, Mutual Aid Communities, HAZMAT, and water rescue.

He graduated from Columbia Southern University where he earned a degree in Fire Science and master's in Emergency Services Management.

Harbison says he's grateful for the opportunity.

I would like to thank the Fox Crossing Police and Fire Commission and the Village Administration for all of the hard work they endured in the process of appointing me as the next Fire Chief. Serving as your Fire Chief is a considerable privilege and honor that I intend to do with the highest level of commitment and integrity. My wife and I are very excited to become Fox Crossing residents and stakeholders in the community.
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