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Keith Williams has been appointed as the city's Fire Marshal. Williams has 28 years of experience in the fire service. He and his wife, Kim, reside in North Myrtle Beach.
"We're excited to have Keith Williams on board," said Fire Chief Tom Barstow. "He has the background and skills to succeed in the position of Fire Marshal, and very importantly, he is a people person who naturally enjoys engaging with people in the community. We welcome Keith and his family to North Myrtle Beach."
North Myrtle Beach Fire Chief Tom Barstow has informed the city that he will retire February 20th, 2015.
Tom Barstow began as a Firefighter with the Department of Public Safety in 1980, after relocating from his hometown of Tonawanda, New York where he first started in the fire service. He was promoted to Shift Captain in 1982 and Training Captain in 1986. He was appointed as the city's fourth Fire Chief in 1996.
In addition to his duties as Fire Chief, Tom also serves as the city's Emergency Preparedness Coordinator. He was appointed President of the South Carolina Fire Chiefs Association for the 2014-2015 term. He is also a past president of the Horry Georgetown Fire Chief's Association.
The City of North Myrtle Beach thanks Tom Barstow for his 34 years of dedicated and effective service. We wish him and his family well as they enjoy the fun and adventure that lie before them!
Registration is now open for Beach Patrol's 2015 Junior Lifeguard Winter Camp. This program is designed for participants ages 10 to 15. The program will run from January 27th through March 17th on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM at the North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center.
Participants will learn:
The registration fee is $25, made payable to North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center. The fee includes a Junior Lifeguard backpack to be issued upon completion of the camp. Applicants can register now at the North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center.
Participants must provide their own goggles, bathing suit (for females, one-piece suits are recommended), towel, change of clothes, swim cap, sunscreen and water or a sports drink.
For more information, visit Beach Patrol's website or call 843-281-3820.
North Myrtle Beach Public Safety, 1015 2nd Avenue South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
· Phone: (843) 280-5511 · Emergency: 911