High Point, NC -- The High Point Fire Department has a new chief.
City Manager Strib Boynton announced in May that he appointed Rick McIntyre as the position.
Chief McIntyre was sworn in earlier this week, replacing former Chief David Taylor, who retired in April 2011.
Chief McIntyre served as chief of the Jacksonville Fire Department for 16 years before coming to High Point. He also has an extensive background in the private sector holding titles such as Fire Service Manager and Fire Protection Specialist.
The video above is from FEO West McBride with the High Point Fire Department.