Assistant Fire Chief Allen W. Wiggins
This division administers the day to day activities through an organized system of planning, staffing, directing, coordinating, and evaluating. The Administrative Services officer responsibilities include: budget management, purchasing, facilities, fleet maintenance, information technology, grant writing, personnel records, and payroll services. Specifications for new equipment and apparatus are developed, reviewed, and approved to ensure the best available product. The Division also directs the maintenance, repair and replacement of firefighting equipment. Headed by the Fire Chief, this division is responsible for providing management direction while overseeing the capital projects for department staff so they can save lives, protect property, and maintain community standards. Equipment inventory and maintenance records are also maintained through this office.
Assistant Fire Chief Ronnie H. Bozeman
Fire Suppression is the largest division of Montgomery Fire/Rescue. We strive to protect and serve the citizens of Montgomery in the event of a fire or other disasters. We continue to increase our effectiveness in rigorous performance in firefighting by working hand in hand with other support divisions, continuous educational training and discipline. The department stands committed to delivering their very best with each opportunity to serve.
Emergency Medical Services
District Fire Chief Garrett L. Henderson
The Emergency Medical Services personnel are proud to be the most active segment of Montgomery Fire / Rescue. Every effort is undertaken to ensure that the citizens of and visitors to the city are afforded with the most advanced and thoroughly trained Emergency Medical Services Staff in the state. By working and training with the other divisions, these members are able and equipped to provide rapid stabilization of injuries or illness regardless of the situation.
Assistant Fire Chief Stanley L. Cooper
The Division of Training coordinates training for suppression, Firefighter Trainees, testing, and program development for its 460 members. It is our intent to provide the highest level of safety and service to the public and the department through quality education, attention to tradition and innovation, while being vigilant in the recruitment and promotion of qualified personnel. Annually, the department averages over 97,000 man hours on fire suppression related subjects. More than 16,000 man hours of continued education courses are taught to include hazardous Materials, Fire Instructor, Fire Officer, Incident Command, and other courses. The Division is also responsible for In-Service Training, new Firefighter Training, EMS Continuing Education, Technical Rescue, along with Citizen CPR Classes and Public Education.
Inspections and Investigations
Assistant Fire Chief Russell G. Collier
With today's increasing demand to focus on fire prevention, Montgomery Fire/Rescue answers the call to ensure that our local businesses and organizations are up to local and national fire code standards. This includes all new construction, routine business inspections, and permitting for the City. Our Investigations Division consist of highly trained, APOSTC certified officers who look into the origin and cause of every fire in our city limits. These officers also have full arrest powers in the case of a possible arson case.
Assistant Fire Chief J.J. Addie
Montgomery Fire / Rescue is a proactive and progressive department committed to ensuring our customers receive the most professional level of service possible. The Division of Special Projects is tasked with routinely evaluating Montgomery Fire / Rescue to make recommendations to meet the ever-changing needs of our community. This division is responsible for conducting and supervising studies of operational concerns and recommending improvements to organization, policy, procedures or courses of action which will improve the overall service available to the citizens of Montgomery. Special Projects monitors and assists with the process and completion of projects within all MFR divisions to reduce redundancy in performance and aid in timely and efficient completion of all projects. Additionally, the Division of Special Projects serves to evaluate emergency response procedures, policies, equipment and protective gear for the purpose of recommending positive actions needed to afford the highest level of safety for our Firefighters and civilians.