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 Cody Henley
  • Lieutenant Zachary McCrotty
  • Lieutenant Kris Roachell
  • Lieutenant Josh Selby
  • Lieutenant Jonathan Thompson
  • FF/Paramedic Colter Antonsen
  • FF/Paramedic Parish Reynolds
  • FF/Paramedic Brian Massie
  • FF/EMT Stephanie Heatwole
  • FF/EMT Richard Henderson
  • FF/EMT Jeremy Moody
  • FF/EMT Justin Poole
  • FF/EMT Hayden Ritchey
  • FF/EMT Tyler Young
  • Probationary Firefighter Mark Reese

  • FF/Paramedic Anthony Amplo
  • FF/Paramedic Austin Clevenger
  • FF/Paramedic Bobby Tarno
  • FF/Paramedic Frankie Vanderhoof
  • FF/EMT Leighton Coy
  • FF/EMT William Walker
  • FF/EMT Nathan Willett
  • Probationary Firefighter Logan McGhee
  • Probationary Firefighter Ryan Kalousek
  • FF/Paramedic Ray Brazzel
  • FF/Paramedic Mark Evans
  • FF/Paramedic Andres Galvan
  • FF/Paramedic Payton Sullivan
  • FF/EMT Nathan Dunkan
  • FF/EMT Dustin Lyles
  • FF/EMT Kevin Pintner
  • FF/EMT Joshua Shepard
  • FF/ EMT Nicholas Sutton
  • Probationary Firefighter David Milner
  • Probationary Firefighter Dylan Golden