Former Baton Rouge fire chief passes away

Former Baton Rouge fire chief passes away

POSTED: Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 8:21pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 9:28pm

Former Baton Rouge Fire Chief Thomas Woods has passed away.

Woods was the first African-American fire chief for the Baton Rouge Fire Department, and later went on to serve in Baker as well.

Woods also served in the Scotlandville area for nearly 30 years. Additionally, he was a member of the Metro Council for 11 years.

The Woods family is making funeral arrangements.
 

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