Bay St Louis fire chief resigns for job in NH

BAY ST. LOUIS, MS (WLOX) - BAY ST LOUIS, MS (WLOX) - The city of Bay St. Louis will soon be looking for a new fire chief. Fred Butts announced his resignation Wednesday as head of the department.

Mayor Les Fillingame said Butts is leaving for a better opportunity with a department in New Hampshire, which is closer to home.

Butts became chief in April 2008, and the mayor said he will be missed.

Assistant Fire Chief Pam San Fillippo will take over the top spot in the interim, until a new chief is named.

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