Lavarn Lucas, left, chief of the Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue Division, receives a congratulatory handshake from Mayor Drew Laughlin during a retirement reception for Lucas on May 20, 2014, in the council chambers at Town Hall. Lucas started as a volunteer firefighter in 1979. He became a paid firefighter with the Hilton Head Island Fire District in 1981, rising to chief in 2007.
Lavarn Lucas, left, chief of the Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue Division, receives a congratulatory handshake from Mayor Drew Laughlin during a retirement reception for Lucas on May 20, 2014, in the council chambers at Town Hall. Lucas started as a volunteer firefighter in 1979. He became a paid firefighter with the Hilton Head Island Fire District in 1981, rising to chief in 2007. Jay Karr
Lavarn Lucas, left, chief of the Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue Division, receives a congratulatory handshake from Mayor Drew Laughlin during a retirement reception for Lucas on May 20, 2014, in the council chambers at Town Hall. Lucas started as a volunteer firefighter in 1979. He became a paid firefighter with the Hilton Head Island Fire District in 1981, rising to chief in 2007. Jay Karr

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