James Hand

Fire & Rescue
Title: Interim Fire Chief
Phone: 256-233-8710
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Interim Chief James Hand

Chief Hand is a life long resident of Athens and Limestone County. He has served the city and Athens Fire since 2002. He began his career as firefighter and worked his way through the ranks. In 2008 he accepted a promotion into the fire prevention office where he served as Fire Inspector for 4 years. He was then promoted to Fire Marshal where he has served until to being appointed as Interim Fire Chief. 

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