Welcome Chief Brandon Barnett

Welcome Chief Brandon Barnett

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Thomas Brandon Barnett was sworn in as the Fire Chief of the Miami Valley Fire District on February 10, 2022.

Prior to being hired by the Miami Valley Fire District Board of Trustees, Chief Barnett served the citizens of Trotwood, Ohio for nearly 26 years, leaving the City of Trotwood as the Deputy Fire Chief.

“I am proud to be leading a team of some of the finest firefighters and paramedics in this area. The Miami Valley Fire District is made up of many talented individuals that come to work every day ready to provide the best fire department to the citizens of Miamisburg, Ohio and Miami Township, Montgomery County, Ohio."

– Brandon Barnett, Fire Chief

Chief Barnett has been a student of the fire service for 27 years, starting his fire service career in 1995. He has served in various ranks, including, firefighter/paramedic, lieutenant, battalion chief, and most recently deputy fire chief since 2017.

Chief Barnett earned a Bachelors in Fire Science and Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership, with a dual concentration in Executive Fire Leadership and Public Administration Leadership. He holds the designation of Ohio Fire Chief (OFC) through the Ohio Fire Chiefs Association, as well as the designation of Chief Fire Officer (CFO) through the Center for Public Safety Excellence Commission on Professional Credentialing. Chief Barnett has completed Fire Officer I, II, III, and IV. In addition, Chief Barnett is certified through the state of Ohio as a Level II Firefighter, Paramedic, EMS Instructor, Fire Instructor, Fire Safety Inspector, Live Fire Instructor, and Fire Safety Inspector Instructor.

“Former Chief Matt Queen and Battalion Chief Andy Harp, while serving as the interim fire chief, built a very strong team and laid a strong foundation for this successful fire department to continue to grow upon. I look forward to working with the Miami Valley Fire District Board of Trustees and the citizens of the areas we serve to continue to develop the Miami Valley Fire District, just as it has been flourishing since the creation of the district in 2012"

– Brandon Barnett, Fire Chief

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