Firefighter Jeff Nixon, left, who works at Fire Station 39, won a first place award at the recent Ballantyne Festival cook-off for the fourth year in a row. Charlotte Fire Department battalion chief Phil Bosche, a longtime fan of Nixon's chili, joined him for this photo.
Firefighter Jeff Nixon, left, who works at Fire Station 39, won a first place award at the recent Ballantyne Festival cook-off for the fourth year in a row. Charlotte Fire Department battalion chief Phil Bosche, a longtime fan of Nixon's chili, joined him for this photo. COURTESY OF CARMEN JUDGE
Firefighter Jeff Nixon, left, who works at Fire Station 39, won a first place award at the recent Ballantyne Festival cook-off for the fourth year in a row. Charlotte Fire Department battalion chief Phil Bosche, a longtime fan of Nixon's chili, joined him for this photo. COURTESY OF CARMEN JUDGE

Firefighter wins Ballantyne chili cook-off

October 15, 2015 05:39 PM