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Suffolk selects new fire chief

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Posted at 4:41 PM, Feb 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-26 16:41:16-05

Suffolk, Va.—The City of Suffolk has selected a new fire chief.

Cedric Scott is scheduled to start his new position on April 2nd.

Chief Scott is now the assistant fire chief of logistics for Savannah Fire and Emergency Services in Georgia. He is responsible for fire inspections, investigations, finance, safety and wellness, fleet maintenance, facilities, supply, fire support staff and training there in Georgia.

Scott has an extensive education background in fire science and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Mercer University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Wesleyan College.

“We are looking forward to Cedric Scott taking the top leadership position. His priority for the Fire Department and the citizens of Suffolk will be to provide excellent public safety and emergency services,” says City Manager Selena Cuffee-Glenn.