It is with deepest regret that SCFD announces the passing of Retired Assistant Chief Howard
Updated On: May 09, 2016
It is with deepest regret that SCFD announces the passing of Retired Assistant Chief Howard "Don" Poole. Assistant Chief Poole started with Seminole County Fire Department as a founding member in October of 1974 and retired on April 1, 1998. During his tenure he served as an Assistant Chief on A Shift and as an Assistant Chief of Training where he mentored and trained many of the current firefighters of the organization. He started his fire service career with the City of Atlanta and served in the fire service during the Vietnam War. He served as a fire instructor at the Florida State Fire College, Seminole State and Lake County Vo Tech. Funeral arrangements will be announced once they are finalized.