POSTED: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 2:51pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 3:14pm
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — The City of South Padre Island has selected a new Fire Chief from it's own ranks.
Current firefighter Marcus Smith will be the new Fire Chief replacing current Fire Chief Burney Baskett who's last day is June 28th.
Mr. Smith has 37 years of experience and joined the SPI Fire Department in March 2013 and serve as Fire Chief starting June 29th.