Nacogdoches Names New Fire Chief

Interim has been removed from the title of the Nacogdoches Fire Chief.

Chief Stanley Whitaker was officially named fire chief at the city commission meeting. Whitaker receives the support of all his crew.

The 33-year veteran with the Nacogdoches Fire Department says his first order of business is to permanently fill other interim positions. Three positions will be filled by the end of the month. Then in March, Whitaker plans to hire three more firefighters.