December 2013

Chris Bichsel

Lt. Chris Bichsel

Lt. Bichsel is a 14-year veteran of the department starting his tenure on May 17, 1999.  He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on December 19, 2005 and is currently assigned as a Lieutenant on second shift.

He currently serves as the Shift Training Coordinator for second shift. He also serves as a leader for the Hazardous Materials Team, is a member of the Technical Rescue Team, is an officer with the Foreign Fire Insurance Board and is an active CPR instructor.

He is certified as a Firefighter III, Apparatus Engineer, Instructor II, Fire Officer I and a paramedic.  He also earned his Associate’s Degree in Fire Science from John Wood Community College.