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
  1. Battalion Chief Thornton

    Bob Thornton

    Fire Battalion Chief

Black Shift

  • Chief Bob Thornton
  • Captain Randall Heffner
  • Captain Allen Marshal
  • Captain Jeff Singleton
  • Captain Mike Whalen
  • Lieutenant Kelli Bratton
  • Lieutenant Steve Davidson
  • Lieutenant Tyler Johnson
  • Lieutenant Jeremy Moody
  • Lieutenant Parish Reynolds
  • FF/Paramedic Colter Antonsen
  • FF/Paramedic Brian Massie
  • FF/Paramedic Tyler Young
  • FF/EMT Dakota Douglas
  • FF/EMT Richard Henderson
  • FF/EMT Justin Poole
  • FF/EMT Hayden Ritchey
  • Probationary Firefighter Josh Goldman
  • Probationary Firefighter Chris Jenkins
  • Probationary Firefighter Austin Harris
  • Probationary Firefighter Tyler Blevins
  • Probationary Firefighter Patrick Boyd
  1. Battalion Chief Cargile

    Drew Cargile

    Fire Battalion Chief

Red Shift

  • Chief Drew Cargile
  • Captain Danny Akines
  • Captain Calun Fulton
  • Captain Justin Martin
  • Captain Jeremy Moseley
  • Lieutenant Andrew Boyd
  • Lieutenant Adam Jones
  • Lieutenant Kyle Meyers
  • Lieutenant Allen Wells
  • Lieutenant Nathan Willett
  • FF/Paramedic Leighton Coy
  • FF/Paramedic Alex Halle
  • FF/Paramedic Bobby Tarno
  • FF/EMT Logan McGhee
  • FF/EMT Keifer Richmond
  • FF/EMT Parker Thompson
  • Probationary Firefighter Danny Horton
  • Probationary Firefighter Bryce Shepard
  • Probationary Firefighter Chris Campbell
  • Probationary Firefighter Josh Wallace
  1. Battalion Chief Teague

    Adam Teague

    Fire Battalion Chief

Green Shift

  • Chief Adam Teague
  • Captain Clark Coleman
  • Captain Leo Foster
  • Captain Joseph Potts
  • Captain Robert Walls
  • Lieutenant Cody Henley
  • Lieutenant Zachary McCrotty
  • Lieutenant Kris Roachell
  • Lieutenant Josh Selby
  • Lieutenant Payton Sullivan
  • Lieutenant Jonathan Thompson
  • FF/Paramedic Andres Galvan
  • FF/Paramedic  Mark Reese
  • FF/Paramedic Nicholas Sutton
  • FF/EMT Nathan Duncan
  • FF/EMT Dylan Golden
  • FF/EMT Josh Shepard
  • Probationary Firefighter Stormy Smith
  • Probationary Firefighter Cody Bagley
  • Probationary Firefighter Michael Smits
  • Probationary Firefighter Kandra Mitchell