SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Officials for the Town of Summerville appointed a new fire chief on Thursday.
Richard Waring, former Charleston Battalion Chief, was voted in during a special town council session on Monday, said Town Council Member Walter Bailey.
Waring will be taking over for Marc Melfi, who announced his retirement in mid-September. Melfi said that November 18 will be his last day with the Summerville Fire Department.
Officials did not say when Waring would officially be taking over.