Carroll County Names New Fire Chief

Carroll County Commission Chairman Marty Smith announces the appointment of Chief Scott Blue as Carroll County Fire Rescue’s new Fire Chief effective November 15, 2013.
Chief Blue is a native of Ashburn, Georgia.  He graduated from Denbigh High School in Newport News Va. in 1978. His career began in fire and emergency services with the United States Air Force serving with the 20th Tactical Fighter Wing. During his military career he obtained an Associates of Applied Science in Fire Science Technology from the Community College of the Air Force. Afterward he was a firefighter and emergency medical technician with the Hinesville Fire Dept. In 1985 he was hired by the Georgia State Fire Marshal's Office where he served with the Hazardous Material Division. In January 2000 he was appointed Fire Chief and EMA Director for Worth County, Georgia. During this time he obtained his Certified Emergency Manager designation. In June of 2003 he was appointed as Chief of Heard County Fire & Emergency Services. Chief Blue holds multiple certifications including Firefighter, Emergency Medical Technician, Fire Inspector, Fire Investigator, Fire Instructor, Fire Safety Educator, Company Officer and Chief Officer. He belongs to and is active in many industry organizations including the Georgia State Fire Chiefs Association, International Association of Fire Chiefs, National Fire Protection Association and Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services.   

Chief Blue is married to Dale Blue and they have 4 children and four grandchildren. They are active members of the Franklin United Methodist Church. In his spare time he enjoys playing golf, watching most sports and spending time with his grandkids.
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