New Fire District Directors Named

The introduction of new board members and election of officers will be the major focus of a special meeting of Fire Protection District No. 9 at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 18, announces Chairman Lee Hebert.

Joining the board will be Anthony Emmons, vice president of sales for MBI, who was appointed by the Rayne City Council Monday night.

Emmons replaces Chad Dupuis, whose term as a board member expired Dec. 31, and who informed the Rayne City Council that he could no longer serve due to work and family responsibilities.

Also joining the fire district board of directors will be Alton Thibodeaux, a retired fireman.

Thibodeaux was appointed to the board by the Acadia Parish Police Jury during its Tuesday night meeting. He replaces Adam Soileaux, Jr., whose term expired Dec. 31. Soileaux submitted his resignation, citing work and family responsibilities.

The district board is expected to discuss rental of the fire hall, a new radio and pager system, firefighter training awards and future equipment needs.

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