Senior Staff

L Matson
Lori Matson is the department staff assistant. She also wears several other hats including:

  • Fire Inspector - responsible for conducting life safety inspections as well as plans reviews
  • Fire Safety Education Specialist - responsible for conducting and coordinating fire safety education programs in the community
  • Public Information Officer - responsible for communicating with the press and the public both for the Fire Department and the City
  • Contact her at:
Battalion Chief Steve Mahaffey is the department's EMS/Logistics Chief his primary responsibilities include:

  • Supervises the EMS operations of the department
  • Liaison for department Medical Director
  • EMS Quality Assurance Officer
  • Infection Control Officer
  • Responsible for ground support, supplies, facilities within the department
  • Maintains department inventory and records
  • EMS Training

             Contact him at:

Battalion Chief Ed Syfrett
Shift Commander  "A" - Shift
Battalion Chief Steve Deatherage
Shift Commander "B" - Shift
Battalion Chief Jim Russo
Shift Commander "C" - Shift