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City Appoints New Fire Chief

Garry Spain of Wendell, North Carolina has been hired as Fire Chief for the City of North Myrtle Beach. He will begin work on April 20th. He succeeds Tom Barstow, who served the city for 34 years before retiring on February 20th. As Assistant Fire Chief for the City of Raleigh Fire Department, Spain oversaw […]

City Appoints New Fire Marshal

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 […]

Chief Tom Barstow Announces His Retirement

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 […]