Interim Fire Chief David M. Hale Sr. is a 15 year veteran of the City of Prichard Fire and Rescue Department. He was hired in as a rookie firefighter in April of 2002, and has worked his way up the ranks. In 2007, he was promoted to Fire Captain. He served as Captain until 2011 when he was promoted to District Chief. On February 20th, 2017, he was called upon and appointed to server as Interim Fire Chief for the City of Prichard. he has since served the citizens of Prichard in this capacity.
Interim Fire Chief Hale was born in March of 1971 in Prichard, AL. He is a graduate of C.F. Vigor High School in Prichard, AL. In 2002, he received his State Certification from Alabama Fire College in Tuscaloosa, AL. In 2016, he completed his certificate of Fire Science and Fire Administration at the Executive Development Institute at Dillard University in New Orleans, LA. He is currently a student at the University of Mobile, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Cultural Studies with an expected graduation date of December 2018.
Interim Fire Chief Hale is a loving husband and father. He is married to Mrs. Kelly Hale, and together they have 6 beautiful children and 1 grandchild.