Crittenden and Community Fire Department Chief Lee Burton's passion for his job may be as consuming as the fires he fights.
“I actually started when I was 15, made my first run three days after my 16th birthday,” Burton said. “I've been hooked on this ever since.”
Burton, who took over as interim chief at Crittenden on April 12 following the resignation of Chief Dave Owens, became Crittenden's official chief on April 24. Although the Crittenden department is staffed with all volunteers,