Staff + Coverage

Coverage

Glen Lake Fire Department provides emergency services for all risks on a 24 hour, 7 day-per-week basis.

The daily duty crew is comprised of a minimum of 5 personnel. All crews have a minimum of 2 paramedic/firefighters and 3 EMT/firefighters assigned to EMS duties. One ALS ambulance is staffed in Glen Arbor at Station 1 and a second ALS ambulance is staffed in Empire at Station 2. All other personnel have primary and secondary assignments to fulfill based on call types and volume.

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Staff

The department’s staff members include…

Chief John Dodson

Chief’s Aide John Kenney

Executive Assistant Robert Wurst

Shift Lieutenants

   Chad Dykgraaf

   Bryan Ferguson

   

Each Lieutenant supervises a shift of 5, comprised of 2 paramedic/firefighters and 3 EMT/firefighters. The Department’s full-time staff has 7 paramedic/firefighters and 11 EMT/firefighters. Additionally, the part-time staff includes 2 paramedic/firefighters, 4 EMT/firefighters, and 4 support staff members.

All crews share daily responsibilities for service preparedness to the community as well as maintaining their respective stations, equipment, professional training requirements, public education and safety awareness.