Our Vision

We, the Gerrish Township Fire/EMS Department, are committed to providing professional emergency services to our residents, visitors, and our neighboring communities through protection of life and preservation of property for future generations through:

Compassionately Caring for those in need. Technological advancements. Education of our staff and the community. Family-oriented work environments and community involvement. Fiscal Responsibility in our budget and necessary purchases to ensure the best quality of care, service, and safety of our staff.

Meet the Fire & EMS

Leadership Team

Proudly serving Gerrish Township.
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Jim Fisher
Fire Chief
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Brandon Rodgers
Assistant Fire Chief
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Kristi Gilliam
Assistant Chief - EMS
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Julie Hill
2nd Lieutenant
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Jake Figley
Captain, Training Officer
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Kathy Pardo
EMS Instructor Coordinator
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Mike Bentley
Lieutenant, Safety Officer
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Jason Budzinski
2nd Lieutenant - Operations
Gerrish Township

Firefighters

Our professional rescue team for fire emergencies.
Michael Dunton
Firefighter (FF2)
Garrett Joles
Firefighter (FF2)
Craig Kelly
Firefighter (FF2)
Norman LaBonte
Firefighter (FF2)
Rachel LaBonte
Firefighter (FF2)
Jim Lippert
Fire Officer II (FO2)
Eric Muszynski
Firefighter (FF2)
Greg Patchin
Firefighter (FF2)
Jennifer Patchin
Firefighter (FF2)
Scott Patchin
Medical First Responder (MFR)
Firefighter (FF2)
Michael Stempien
Firefighter (FF2)
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Gerrish Township

Paramedics and EMT's

Our professional rescue team for fire and medical emergencies.
Sarah Banks
Paramedic (EMT-P)
Firefighter (FF2)
Donnie Burkett
Paramedic (EMT-P)
Firefighter (FF2)
Dawn Gentz
Paramedic (EMT-P)
Firefighter (FF2)
Dan Goyette
Paramedic (EMT-P)
Firefighter (FF2)
Rob Hurley
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Amber Nebor
Paramedic (EMT-P)
Firefighter (FF2)
Justin Rogers
Paramedic (EMT-P)
Mike Rohn
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Josh Sanford
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Firefighter (FF2)
Beth Sproul
Paramedic (EMT-P)
Firefighter (FF2)
Chris Wilson
Paramedic (EMT-P)
Anthony Wojtylko
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Zachary Yuncker
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Gerrish Township

Trainees

The Fire & EMS Department's ``New Blood``.
Cole VanZalen
Trainee Firefighter II & EMT-B