54 E. Water Street

Chillicothe, Ohio 45601-2544

Jeff Creed, Fire Chief


Chillicothe Fire Department was establish as a fully paid fire department in 1879. The fire department has grown with the city through the years to it's current authorized strength of 49 uniformed fire personnel. Due to financial constraints that struck the city a few years ago, there were only 46 positions funded, and we maintained an authorized minimum daily staffing of 10 persons per shift to staff 3 stations, with one of those staffing dispatch. The current financial crisis has cost us an additional 5 positions to layoffs, leaving us with a staff of 41 people, and a minimum daily staffing of only 9 to run 2 stations (Station 4 was closed). We use the 3 platoon system, and work a 24 hours on and 48 hours off schedule. A Kelly Day is authorized once every 8 weeks for a  53 hour work week.



Fire Chief Jeff Creed

Asst. Chief Steve Gallagher
Asst. Chief Bruce Vaughan
FF Glenda Cornett, Code Enforcement/Public Education
Karen Hoffman, Secretary (non-uniformed)
Unit 1
Unit 2
Unit 3
Capt. Stephen SteeleCapt. Noel Akers Capt. Dean Bethel
Lt. Josh Hyder Lt. Evan Steele
Lt. Frank Woods
Lt. Greg Wallace Lt. Don Zindren Lt. Aaron Knotts
FF Dave Land FF Don Cunningham
FF Mark Gray
FF Jon Lowe FF Mike Gilbert
FF Tim Whitacre
FF Chris Cooper FF Brandon Bentley FF Susie Gillfillan
FF Chuck Kempton FF Dirk Puckett
FF Ryan Wade
FF Jeff Smith
FF Mark Hamann FF Linn Warthman
FF Scott Henninger
FF Christy Dixon
FF Bryon Cox
FF Tyler Rawlins FF Danny Russell
FF Scotty LaGard
FF Nick Hucke FF Aharon McCune FF Jeremy Wilson
FF Jeremy Weaver
FF Nick Mathias FF Travis DelMatto
FF Alan Gossman FF Jason Miller FF
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