There is a new fire chief reporting for duty in the City of Pascagoula.
Former Deputy Fire Chief Donald “Donnie” Carlson has been promoted to fire chief. Carlson replaces Robert O’Sullivan, who retired in February.
After being with the City of Pascagoula Fire Department for 22 years, Carlson has rose through ranks as a firefighter, lieutenant, captain and deputy chief. Carlson is originally from Illinois and is a former member of the U.S. Navy.