Fire Suppression / Emergency Management

Jacksonville Fire Department Fire Suppression and Emergency Medical Services Division is commanded by three Battalion Chiefs, each Chief is in charge of one of the three fire suppression shifts. Each shift consists of five fire companies and three ALS ambulance units.

Fire Suppression

Fire Suppression Shifts carry out numerous activities and functions including fire suppression, rescue, EMS, public assistance, training, pre-fire planning, fire prevention, public education, hydrant maintenance, and apparatus, equipment, and facilities maintenance.

Fire Suppression Personnel

Battalion Chief Office: 501-985-1252

Fireman at work

Black Shift

  • Chief Bob Thornton
  • Captain Randall Heffner
  • Captain Allen Marshal
  • Captain Adam Teague
  • Captain Mike Whalen
  • Lieutenant Kelli Bratton
  • Lieutenant Steve Davidson
  • Lieutenant Tyler Johnson
  • Lieutenant Justin Martin
  • Lieutenant Joseph Potts
  • Lieutenant Jeff Singelton

Red Shift

  • Chief Dewan Laws
  • Captain Danny Akines
  • Captain Drew Cargile
  • Captain Calun Fulton
  • Captain Jeremy Moseley
  • Lieutenant Andrew Boyd
  • Lieutenant Robert Hazeslip
  • Lieutenant Adam Jones
  • Lieutenant Kyle Meyers
  • Lieutenant Allen Wells

Green Shift

  • Chief Dewey Coy
  • Captain James Amerine
  • Captain Clark Coleman
  • Captain Leo Foster
  • Captain Robert Walls
  • Lieutenant Taylor Bullard
  • Lieutenant Cody Henley
  • Lieutenant Zachary McCrotty
  • Lieutenant Kris Roachell
  • Lieutenant Jonathan Thompson
  • FF/Paramedic Brian Massie
  • FF/EMT Stephanie Heatwole
  • FF/EMT Richard Henderson
  • FF/EMT Jeremy Moody
  • FF/EMT Sean Peeples
  • FF/EMT Justin Poole
  • FF/EMT Tyler Young
  • Probationary Firefighter Hayden Ritchey
  • FF/Paramedic Austin Clevenger
  • FF/Paramedic Alexander Halle
  • FF/Paramedic Parish Reynolds
  • FF/Paramedic Bobby Tarno
  • FF/Paramedic Frankie Vanderhoof
  • FF/EMT Leighton Coy
  • FF/EMT Michael Ludwig
  • FF/EMT Gregory Roberts
  • FF/EMT Josh Selby
  • FF/EMT William Walker
  • FF/EMT Nathan Willett
  • FF/Paramedic Ray Brazzel
  • FF/Paramedic Mark Evans
  • FF/Paramedic Andres Galvan
  • FF/Paramedic Payton Sullivan
  • FF/EMT Anthony Amplo
  • FF/EMT Tyler Johnson
  • FF/EMT Dustin Lyles
  • FF/EMT Kevin Pintner
  • FF/EMT Joshua Shepard
  • FF/EMT Steven Sporer
  • FF/ EMT Nicholas Sutton
  • Probationary Firefighter Eric Mitchell