Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Chief Erron Kinney resigned from the Fire Department of Mt. Juliet this morning in a letter submitted to City Manager Kenneth Martin. Kinney was Mt. Juliet’s first fire Chief, appointed in March 2013, who oversaw the formation of Mt. Juliet’s new fire department. His final day with the City will be January 2, 2014.
“We are truly grateful for the tremendous job Chief Kinney has done in building Mt. Juliet’s first fire department,” said City Manager Kenneth Martin. “I have always appreciated his knowledge and professionalism he brought to our community, and his commitment to improving the safety of Mt. Juliet’s citizens has prepared us for further achievements in the coming years. I wish him nothing but the best in his future endeavors.”
Current Assistant Chief Jamie Luffman will serve as Interim Fire Chief until a replacement Chief is selected.
The city and citizens of Mt. Juliet greatly appreciate Mr. Kinney ‘ s contributions to the city.