Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Saturday will be the milder of the two days. Sun and clouds will be the rule with early weekend highs in the mid 80s. Back to the low to mid 90s on Sunday!
TEMPLE (June 1, 2014) Mitch Randles, who headed search and rescue efforts after the powerful tornado that struck Joplin, Mo., in May 2011 as fire chief there, will take over the reins of Temple Fire & Rescue this summer.
He will succeed longtime Fire Chief Lonzo Wallace, who retired late last year.
“I am very pleased to see Chief Randles coming to Temple,” said City Manager David Blackburn.
“Chief Randles brings a wealth of experience to our City and our Fire & Rescue public safety services and I look forward to working with him,” he said.
Randles has served as fire chief in Joplin since October 2010, managing 96 personnel and six fire stations.
He has served nearly 30 years in fire and emergency medical services.
His first day on the job will be Aug. 4.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.