Sullivan County volunteer fire chief steps down after DUI charge

SULLIVAN COUNTY, TN (WJHL) - The chief of the Sullivan County Volunteer Fire Department requested to step down Tuesday afternoon. That is according to the fire department's Facebook page.



They said Chief Bruce Wilson also requested to be placed on inactive status. Both requests were approved by the board of directors.

According to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, Wilson was charged with DUI on October 12th. Wilson bonded out of jail later that day.

The fire department said Chief J. Kemp will be acting chief until further notice.

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