Cook re-elected as Fire Chief for another three years
Earlier in the year, Petersburg Fire Chief Jerod Cook, stated that he would not seek re-election to the position but was recently elected into the job for another three years.
“I wasn’t going to run again, I had planned to retire. I have been in this organization for over 25 years,” Cook stated. “I had enough members from the department that have been there for a long time and members of the community that approached me and asked me to continue in this capacity. Enough so, that even my wife, Melanie, said I should do it.”
Cook has been the chief for five years and a volunteer sinc...