More than 30 people want to be the next fire chief in Bossier City.  Here's the list:

Geoffrey M. Allen, Shreveport Fire Department John D. Bird, District Chief, Bossier City Fire Department Eric V. Brazzel, Ruston Fire Department George Brice, Acting Fire Chief, Bossier City Fire Department Buddy Caskey, District Chief, Bossier City Fire Department Richard A. Clement, District Chief, Bossier City Fire Department Robert A. Combs, Baton Rouge Fire Department John M. Dyson, Assistant Chief, Bossier City Fire Department Steven B. Ford, Chief of Special Operations, Bossier City Fire Department Mark Guastella, Shreveport Fire Department John A. Holley, Chief of Communications, Bossier City Fire Department Louis Johnson, Shreveport Fire Department Dale E. Keeler, Captain, Bossier City Fire Department Richard W. Kennady, EMS Supervisor, Bossier City Fire Department Larry D. King, Alexandria Fire Department Wayne N. Lockett, Baton Rouge Fire Department James P. Lonadier, District Chief, Bossier City Fire Department Charles C. Major, Baton Rouge Fire Department David C. Monson, Baton Rouge Fire Department Jerry G. Nuckolls, Chief of Fire Prevention, Bossier City Fire Department Jon J. Prator, Shreveport Fire Department Jeffrey A. Roberson, Captain, Bossier City Fire Department Charles C. Rosson, Assistant Chief, Bossier City Fire Department Frederick Sanders, Shreveport Fire Department Jeffrey S. Smith, Assistant Chief, Bossier City Fire Department Ian C. Snellgrove, Administrative Assistant to the Fire Chief, Bossier City Fire Department Don D. Taylor, Administrative Assistant to the Fire Chief, Bossier Ci

ty Fire Department John W. Thomas, Hammond Fire Department Jeffrey W. Watson, Assistant Chief of EMS, Bossier City Fire Department John T. Wilson, District Chief, Bossier City Fire Department Edwin S. Wolverton, Shreveport Fire Department Brad A. Zagone, Fire Prevention Officer, Bossier City Fire Department

The civil service test is scheduled March 29.  The new Bossier City fire chief will succeed Sammy Halphen, who retired and is now director of homeland security in Bossier Parish.