The Montgomery Fire Department is mourning the loss of one of their own today.
Former District Fire Chief W.C. Mccord passed away on Sunday.
WSFA 12 News was at the retirement party in August of 1995 when Mccord was honored for a total of 43 years of public service with the department.
Though he never married, Mr. Mccord took care of his five nephews and his sister-in-law.
He was 77 years old.