Moultrie Fire Department Celebrates Promotions7 May, 2021
Since Fire Chief Chad Kilgore became Interim Chief less than a year ago, the Moultrie Fire Department has celebrated several promotions. These men have worked up through the ranks and have more than 50 years of combined experience. Please join us in congratulating them on their accomplishments.
Chris Cooper was recently promoted to Sergeant from Corporal. Sgt. Cooper has been with the Moultrie Fire Department for three years. He joined our FD after working at the Thomas County Fire Department. Sgt. Cooper wanted to be a firefighter because he enjoys helping people. Please join us in congratulating him on his promotion.
Please join us in congratulating Alex Garner on his promotion. Alex Garner was recently promoted from Sergeant to Lieutenant. Lt. Garner has worked for the Moultrie Fire Department for 14 years. He started here as a firefighter and worked his way up. Lt. Garner was born and raised in Colquitt County. His father was a volunteer Fire Chief for more than 30 years, so Garner spent a lot of time in the Fire Department growing up.
Dalton Murphy was recently promoted from Corporal to Sergeant. Sgt. Murphy was born and raised here, started his firefighting career early at the age of 16. He began working as a volunteer firefighter with the Colquitt County Fire Department. In June of 2018, he began working at the Moultrie Fire Department.
Bo Sprunger was recently promoted to Battalion Chief from Lieutenant. Sprunger, a local, began his career as a firefighter in 1986 with the Colquitt County Fire Department. He joined as a volunteer firefighter because his friends were there, and he wanted to see if it was a career he was interested in. Sprunger fell in love with the job, and the rest, as they say, is history.
Battalion Chief Sprunger has been working for the City of Moultrie Fire Department for 17 years.
Michael Crawford was recently promoted to Lieutenant from Sergeant. Lt. Crawford was born and raised here. Before joining the Moultrie Fire Department, he was a part-time firefighter in Albany. Lt. Crawford decided to become a firefighter because he wants to be involved in the community and help others.