DIVISION OF FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY
Division Chief Mark R. Nugent is the Fire Marshal for Midway Fire Rescue. Chief Nugent manages the many facets of the Division of Fire and Life Safety, including the Plans Review Process, the Fire Inspection Program, Fire Investigations, the Fire and Life Safety Education Program, and the Smoke Alarm Initiative for the department.
Prior to joining Midway Fire Rescue, Chief Nugent had a 40-year career in the Fire Service; working 35 years for Chesterfield, VA, Fire and EMS, serving four years as the Chief of Emergency Services for Middlesex County, VA, and serving one year as the Public Information/Public Education Officer for Horry County (SC) Fire Rescue. Chief Nugent has an Associate’s Degrees in Fire Science, an Associate’s Degrees in EMS Management, a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Management and Development, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration.
Creating stronger partnerships across the community will be the “Working Foundation” Chief Nugent and his staff will concentrate on, in a structured effort to reduce the incidents of fires and unintentional injuries across the Midway Fire Rescue service area. If you, your business, your neighborhood, your civic organization, or House of Worship would like to discuss a “Safety Partnership” with the Division of Fire and Life Safety.
Fire Inspector I
Lieutenant Bill Collins
Lieutenant Bree Knox
Volunteer Fire Inspector
Retired in 2000 after 25 years at the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau as Sr. VP of Sales & Service. Serving a total of 42 years in the convention and trade show industry, he also worked in the cities of New Orleans and Cleveland Ohio. Military service was with the US Coast Guard serving in port security and fire fighting. Currently lives in Litchfield CC with his wife Sue. Also works at Pawleys Island Supplies and is active with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. Interests are "anything active and outdoors"
Division Staff Member
Frank comes from the great State of New Jersey. He will be cemebarating 50 years of volunteer fire / rescue service this year with memberships in PA., N.J. and here at Midway Fire Rescue.