Phil Seaton, retired Fire Chief, dies age 77

With sadness, we announce the death of retired Fire Chief Phil Seaton, who died Wednesday, February 14, 2024, age 77.

Chief Seaton served the citizens of Camden and Ouachita County as a firefighter over 36 years, starting as a volunteer firefighter with the Camden Fire Department in October 1973, before being hired as a career firefighter on June 15, 1974. He was eventually named Fire Chief, serving in that role for 17 years before retiring in December 2009.

Funeral arrangements are pending.