A long list of folks vying to become Shreveport's next fire chief have cleared their first hurdle...passing the Civil Service Exam. Mayor Glover's office got the results this morning after they were certified by the Civil Service Board. A minimum score of 75 is required by the state for an applicant to be considered for the position, which opened up when current Fire Chief Brian Crawford was chosen to be the city's next Assistant Chief Administrative Officer. Here are the test results:

93 - Wolverton, Edwin - Chief of Special Operations

91 - Sanders, Fredrick - Assistant to the Fire Chief

90 - Self, Thomas - Deputy Chief

89 - Cash, Todd - Captain

89 - Cook, Michael - Captain

89 - Johnson, Louis - Chief of Training

89 - Prator, Jon - Training Officer

88 - Mulford, Ronald - Captain

88 - Allen, Geoffrey - Training Officer

87 - Guastella, Mark - Battalion Chief

87 - Pinkston, Charles - Captain

84 - Mendenhall, Raymond - Captain

84 - Hall, James - Assistant Chief of Fire Prevention

84 - Wooten, Timothy - Captain

83 - Lane, John - Training Officer

82 - Hunt, George - Firefighter

81 - Johnson, Tracy - Training Officer

81 - Casey, Roderick - Captain

81 - Foster, Kerry - Battalion Chief

81 - Robinson, Harold - Recruitment Officer

78 - Mills, Deborah - Captain

77 - Ellis, Kevin - Fire Prevention Officer

77 - Tasby, DeWayne - Captain