Hamrick

Jonesboro Fire Chief Martin Hamrick is shown Tuesday at Fire Station No. 1 with a newly purchased ladder truck. Hamrick became chief on July 1 following the retirement of Chief Kevin Miller.

JONESBORO — Fire Chief Martin Hamrick’s 23-year career culminated with his taking over the department on July 1, following the retirement of Chief Kevin Miller the day before.

He said his main challenge will be adding two new fire stations over the next couple of years.