Officials: Greenville Fire/Rescue chief resigns after DWI arrest

Greenville

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Greenville Fire/Rescue Chief Eric Griffin announced Sunday he is resigning from his position, effective immediately.

City of Greenville Public Information Officer Brock Letchworth confirmed Griffin was arrested in Nash County on a Driving While Intoxicated charge.

Deputy Chief Brock Davenport has been named acting chief.

Griffin has been with the City of Greenville Fire/Rescue Department since 1993. He has served in the role of chief since December 2014. In August, he announced he would retire on Dec. 1.

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