Hueytown Fire chief passes away

The Hueytown community is mourning the loss of its fire chief. Fire Chief David Williams passed away unexpectedly this weekend.

Hueytown Police Chief Chuck Hagler posted a message on the police department's Facebook page. He said, " David was a caring, committed professional who loved both this city and his department. We had a great relationship, both personally and professionally, and{}I will miss him terribly. His passing is truly a loss to this entire community. I ask that you all keep his wife and children in your thoughts and prayers."

Other members of the community have left messages of prayers and support. Some even call him one of the city's "finest members."

Funeral arrangements are pending.