Macon-Bibb County’s Fire Chief to be Shane Edwards approved by commission; final vote to take place

  • Source: WMGT-TV NBC 41 Macon
  • Published: 01/12/2022 12:16 PM

Macon-Bibb County is another step closer to having a new fire chief. During committee meetings on Tuesday, commissioners approved the appointment of Shane Edwards as the new Fire Chief of Macon-Bibb County. Edwards has been serving as the Interim Fire Chief for over a year, since January 1st, 2021. Edwards, a Macon native, graduated from Central High School in 1987 and shortly after began his career with the Macon-Bibb County Fire Department, rising through the ranks over the years. Edwards’ educational background in Specialized Training in Fire Service has won him a large number of certifications, and he’s also earned an Associate Degree in Fire Science and a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Administration from Columbia Southern University.


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