Jamie Luffman, fire chief of the city of Mt. Juliet, has announced his decision to retire in March. A native of Mt. Juliet, Luffman has served as the city’s fire chief since 2014 having also served as deputy chief. Luffman has been with the Mt. Juliet Fire Department for nine of the 10 years since it was established and has overseen the growth of the department, including the opening of a new fire station with EMS department in coming months. Luffman has more than 25 years of fire service experience, including 17 years in industrial fire with DuPont, 14 years with the Wilson County EMA, and 11 years as a nurse tech at the Summit Emergency Department.