Fire Department Staff

Winston-Salem Fire Department

 (Area Code 336)

COMMAND STAFF

  

Antony R. FarmerWinston-Salem Fire Chief; 773-7979

   Robert Owens 

Harry BrownAssistant Fire Chief - Operations, Fire Suppression, Communications and the Medical Program - 773-7963 

Tad Byrum: Assistant Fire Chief - Training Division (Departmental and Recruiting), Hiring and Promotional Process,  Health & Safety Officer, Wellness Program, and Special Operations (Hazmat and Rescue) - 773-7961 

Robert S. Owens: Assistant Fire Chief - Life Safety Division/Office of Fire Marshal, Fire Prevention, Fire Investigation, Code Enforcement, Community Education - 773-7971

Frank Stowe: Assistant Fire Chief - Logistic/Support Division Facilities; Equipment; Vehicle Maintenance - 773-7950

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 C. Eddie Bottoms - Battalion Chief - 773-7900

 Leroy Davis -  Battalion Chief - 773-7900

 Robert Ellis - Battalion Chief - 773-7900

 Frederic Gethers - Battalion Chief - 773-7900

      

  Kevin Griffin  - Battalion Chief  - 773-7900

Charles Hampton - Battalion Chief - 773-7900

Jeffrey Heitman - Battalion Chief - 773-7900

Jeffery Henley -  Battalion Chief - 773-7900

   

 Christopher W. Langham - Battalion Chief - 773-7900

 Sandy Shepherd -  Battalion Chief - 773-7900

 Darron Southern -  Battalion Chief - 773-7900

 M. Craig Williams -  Battalion Chief - 773-7900

 

FIRE PREVENTION STAFF

Norm Mitchell          

Norman Mitchell, CFI: Deputy Fire Marshal -  Supervisor - Plans Review Section and the Fire Inspectors - 773-7969

Micah Bodford - Fire Investigator - 773-7970
B. S. - Fire Safety Engineering Technology -
University of North Carolina - Charlotte
N. C.  Level II Firefighter
N. C.  Level III Fire Inspector
N. C.  Level I Fire & Life Safety Educator
N. C.  Emergency Medical Technician
Certified Fire & Explosive Investigator (CFEI)
Fire Investigation Technician (IAAI-FIT)
Micah is responsible for inspecting commercial occupancies in  the territories covered by Engines 2, 10, 15, 18 and 20, which includes Hanes Mall.
Micah also rotates as the on-call fire investigator. 

Jonathan Butler -  Fire Inspector - 399-5102
B. S. - Communications, Advertising; Minor - Psychology
Appalachian State
N. C. Certified Level II Inspector
N. C. Level II Firefighter
N. C. Emergency Medical Technician
Jonathan is assigned to the north side of Winston-Salem doing inspections in the territory covered by Engine 14.

Doug Coble - CFI - Fire Investigator - 747-7359 
A. A. S - Fire Science
N. C. Level II Fire Service Instructor
N. C. Level III Fire Inspector
N. C. Certified Fire Inspector Instructor
N. C. Level I Fire & Life Safety Educator 
N. C. Level II Hazardous Material Technician
N. C. Emergency Medical Technician
Doug reviews construction plans for all new and up fit commercial buildings within Winston-Salem. He also reviews plans for all new and up fit fire protection systems, i.e., sprinkler/standpipe, fire alarm, automatic extinguishing systems, etc., insuring all work meets current North Carolina Fire Code requirements. He also rotates as the on-call fire investigator

        

Rodney Cooper - Fire Inspector - 399-5094
N. C. Level II Firefighter
N .C. Level II Inspector
N. C. Emergency Medical Technician
Rodney is assigned to the downtown area performing fire inspections for the territory covered by Engine 1. 

J.D. Councilman - CFI - Lead Fire Investigator/Canine Handler - 773-7975
N. C. Certified Fire Investigator 
N. C. Level II Firefighter
N. C. Level II Fire Service Instructor
N. C. Level III Fire Inspector
N. C. Level I Fire & Life Safety Educator
N. C. Emergency Medical Technician
J. D. is the Lead Fire Investigator. He determines the origin and cause of fires, interviews witnesses and suspects. He pursues prosecution of  those suspected of illegally setting fires. J. D. also rotates as the on-call fire investigator.

George Frye, Jr. -  CFIFire Investigator; 747-6973
A. B. - Journalism - University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill
N. C.  Certified Fire Investigator
N. C.  Level II Firefighter
N. C.  Level III Fire Inspector
N. C.  Level III Fire & Life Safety Educator
George conducts inspections on new and up fit commercial buildings within Winston-Salem insuring all work meets current North Carolina Fire Code requirements. He assists with plans review and rotates as the on-call fire investigator.

Peter Gyke - CFI - Fire Investigator - 773-7952
N. C. Certified Fire Investigator
N. C. Level II Firefighter
N. C. Level III Fire Service Inspector
N. C. Level I Fire & Life Safety Educator
N. C. Level II Hazardous Materials Technician
N. C. Level III Fire Officer
Pete is assigned to the downtown area performing annual fire inspections for the territory covered by Engine 1. Pete also rotates as the on-call fire investigator.

  

Eric Hutchens -  Fire Investigator - 399-3622
A.A.S., - Fire Protection Technology
Guilford Technical Community College
N. C. Level II Firefighter
N. C. Level III Fire Inspector
N. C. Level I Fire & Life Safety Educator
N. C, Emergency Medical Technician
Eric conducts inspections on new and up fit commercial buildings within Winston-Salem insuring all work meets current North Carolina Fire Code requirements. He assists with plans review and rotates as the on-call fire investigator.

Angela Richardson -  Fire Investigator - 403-7779
B. S. - Management Information Systems
Winston-Salem State University
N. C  Certified Level II Fire Inspector
N. C. Certified Level II Firefighter
N. C. Emergency Medical Technician
N. C. Level I Hazardous Material Responder 
Angela is responsible for annual inspections in the areas covered by Engines 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 17 and 19. This includes Wake Forest University, LJVM Coliseum, Graylyn Conference Center and the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds.  Angela also rotates as the on-call fire investigator.

Angela L. Sowell - CFI - Fire Investigator - 773-7968
B. A. Psychology - Winston-Salem State University
N.C. Certified Fire Investigator
N.C. Level II Firefighter
N.C. Level II Fire Service Instructor
N.C. Level III Fire Inspector
N.C. Level III Fire & Life Safety Educator
N.C. Emergency Medical Technician
Angela conducts annual inspections on commercial buildings in areas covered by Engines 6, 16 and Rescue 1. This includes Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Forsyth Medical Center and Forsyth Technical Community College. Angela also rotates as the on-call fire investigator.

Keith Sherard - CFI - Fire Investigator - 773-7955
A. A. S. Fire Science - Columbia Southern University
N. C. Certified Fire Investigator
N. C. Level II Firefighter
N. C. Level II Fire Service Instructor
N. C. Level III Fire Inspector
N. C. Level II Fire & Life Safety Educator
N. C. Level II Hazardous Material Technician
N. C. Emergency Medical Technician
Keith is assigned to the downtown area performing annual fire inspections in the territory covered by Engine 1. Keith also rotates as the on-call investigator.

 

SUPPORT STAFF

    

(Not Pictured)
Jeanne Sturiale - Administrative Secretary - 773-7900

(Not Pictured) Renay Caldwell -  Business Office Coordinator - 773-7971

Sandra Taylor -  Fire Records Specialist - 773-7976

Sabrina Stowe - Senior Community Educator - 773-7965

Kay Wall -  Senior Office Assistant -  734-1290

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