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Florida Sheriff’s Office Takes Over Fire Department

BRADFORD COUNTY, Fla. (News4 JAX) – The Bradford County Commission voted to have the Sheriff’s Office taken over the fire department.

The move was made after the former fire chief resigned and about two-thirds of the volunteers left the department, leaving some residents concerned for their safety should there be an emergency.

Sheriff Gordon Smith, who’s now also the fire chief, made his first priority rebuilding the fire department’s manpower. MORE