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Petal fire chief resigns after 5 months

PETAL, MS (WDAM) - Petal's fire chief has resigned after only five months in office.

Brian Townsend told the board of aldermen he was resigning for personal reasons, effective immediately.

Townsend was hired in September to replace former chief Richard Bryant.

Townsend formally served as a Petal fireman from 1995 to 2006.

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