Chief Hunt was promoted to Assistant Chief over Support on July 6, 2015.
Chief Hunt began his career with the Fayetteville Fire Department in April of 1998. He promoted up through the ranks and became a Fire Captain in 2005. Hunt became Battalion Chief in November of 2011 and was assigned the position of Fire Marshal.
As Fire Marshal, Chief Hunt is certified in Law Enforcement and Arson Investigation. He works closely with the Fayetteville Police Department Investigations Unit. Hunt manages the Fire Marshal's Office consisting of arson investigation, code inspections and enforcement, and public education. This division works closely with other City of Fayetteville divisions for the purposes of plan review, building permits, and business licenses.