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The Christian County Emergency Management Agency Director along with Taylorville Fire Chief is resigning. After putting in over 27 years of work in Taylorville and Christian County, Mike Crews has announced he is taking a position as Fire Chief and Emergency Management Agency Director in Hanover Township in Illinois. Hanover is located near Elgin and is up in Cook County. Crews says that it’s time to move on.



Crews says he’s going to miss Taylorville, but that he will miss his crew of firefighters the most.



Crews says that he is proud of the accomplishments that he has achieved in his time here but knows it’s from the support of the city of Taylorville and Christian County.


Crews says he is thankful to everyone in the city for their support of the Taylorville Fire Department.



Crews will takeover in Hanover on October 28th. 


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