Assistant Fire Chief Craig League takes the Oath of Office

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After effectively holding the position since April 2, 2019, last week Walton County Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Craig League was officially sworn in. At the May 7 Walton County Board of Commissioners meeting, WCFR Chief Kevin Haney performed the Oath of Office for League before welcoming him to the position. Haney himself was appointed to head up the department at the beginning of the year following the retirement of former WCFR Chief Mike Moore.

League has worked for Walton County since April of 1991, serving in several roles including dispatcher and jailer at the Walton County Sheriff’s Office. After transferring to Walton County Fire Rescue, he worked his way through the chain of command serving as a Firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain, Battalion Chief and now Assistant Chief.

Craig League Bio

League is a lifelong resident of Walton County and attended Abraham Baldwin College from 1989 through 1991. His family includes his wife Christy League, daughters Kimberly and Tori, and grandsons Mason and Jackson. When he is not out saving lives, he enjoys fishing, hunting, boating, and gardening.

The most rewarding part of the job for League is being able to make a difference and provide help when people are facing difficult situations such as house fires and medical issues.

League is also a self-proclaimed history buff. He enjoys learning about Walton County’s history.

 

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