PORTAGEVILLE, MO (KFVS) - The Portageville, Missouri Fire Department has announced the retirement of Chief William "Bill" Foster.
According to the Fire Department, Chief Foster began serving on the fire department in November 1956.
He moved from Assistant Chief to Chief in 2000. Foster was also serving the community as an EMT for 11 years, a Municipal Judge for 22 years, a police officer for two years, and city councilmen for five years.
He retired from the United States Postal Service after 37 years.