Former Elizabethton Fire Chief Mike Shouse passes away following battle with cancer


ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) – Former Elizabethton Fire Chief Mike Shouse passed away on Monday.

According to Elizabethton Deputy Fire Chief Steve Murray, Shouse died Monday morning after battling cancer.

Murray told News Channel 11 that Shouse passed just hours before his former coworker, Carter County Mayor Rusty Barnett.

According to the City of Elizabethton’s website, Shouse served as fire chief from December 1997 until October 2008.

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