New firefighter

Photo by Steve Clark.

Michael Thrift (third from left) was sworn in as the newest firefighter with the Huntington City Fire Department at the Huntington City Building on Monday, Aug. 12. Pictured are (from left) Wayne Huff, fire marshal; Tim Albertson, fire chief; Thrift; Brooks Fetters, Huntington mayor; and Keith Paterson, assistant chief. Thrift is one of five new hires to be made this year due to retirements in the department.