Fire Suppression

ARFF Battalion Chief Justin Hoard

Justin Hoard Full Uniform (JPG)

A Watch Battalion Chief Gene Eggart

Henry Eggart Full Uniform (JPG)

B Watch Battalion Chief Ben Gilmore

Benjamin Gilmore Full Uniform (JPG)

C Watch Battalion Chief Chuck Walters

Chuck Walters Full Uniform (JPG)

There are three watches within the Pensacola Fire Department and one additional responsible for the Pensacola International Airport. The highest ranking member of each watch is the Battalion Chief. A Battalion Chief in the Pensacola Fire Department directs emergency scene operations within the city limits and supervises and/or performs specialized functions in support of Fire Department operations. Commands all firefighting, lifesaving and aircraft fire rescue operations; sets up command post at fire or accident scenes; instructs company officers in all aspects of their work and enforces departmental regulations; makes regular inspections of company personnel, quarters, equipment and records.