Originally created 07/17/02

Putting out the fire



"Frankly, several of the recommendations were things I didn't need a grand jury report to tell me."

- Al Gillespie, Augusta-Richmond County fire chief for just three months, commenting that he is already moving to correct the mismanagement and abuses of power documented in the special grand jury's scathing report on his predecessors, Ronnie Few and interim Chief Carl Scott.