Clifford Mason
Fire Chief

In Fire Service Since: 1980
Joined the Department in: 1980
Certifications: Firefighter II / EMT / CFSI
Specialized Training: Fire Officer I / Fire Officer II / Fire Officer III / Ohio Fire Executive (OFE)
Awards and Recognitions: 2019 Ohio Arson School Dean
Positions, Affiliations, and Memberships:

  • Past President, Ohio Fire Chiefs Association 2009-2010
  • Past President Ohio Fire and Emergency Services Foundation 2010-2011
  • Appointed by Governor Kaisch to State Emergency Response Commission, currently serving
  • Member, International Association of Fire Chiefs
  • Director, Ohio Arson School 2009-Current
  • Elder, Hebron Christian Church
  • Chaplain, serving the Ohio Fire Chiefs Association
  • Member American Red Cross SC District Board of Directors 2017-Current

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Perry Township, Dublin, OH FF-EMT-P, Lieutenant, Captain, Assistant Chief and Chief 1986-2000
  • Sharon Township/Worthington FD Part-time FF-EMT-P 1990-2000 +/-
  • Genoa Township FD, Delaware County 2000-2004 Fire Chief
  • Madison Township, Franklin County 2004-2012 Fire Chief
  • Buckeye Lake FD April 2018-Current, Fire Chief
  • Hebron FD July 2018-Current, Fire Chief

Resides in: Hebron

Chief Clifford Mason is a lifelong Hebron area resident. He is honored to serve in the capacity of Fire Chief of the Department, where he began as a volunteer in 1980.
 

 

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Ryan Wyse
Captain / Fire Prevention Officer

In Fire Service Since: 1998
Joined the Department in: 2002
Certifications: Firefighter II / Paramedic / CFSI / ASHI BLS Instructor / ASHI ALS Instructor
Specialized Training: Masters of Science in Public Safety Administration / Bachelor of Arts in Fire Service Administration / Associates of Applied Science in Fire & Emergency Services / Fire Officer I / Fire Officer II / Fire Officer III / Fire Officer IV / Haz-Mat Technician
Awards and Recognitions:

  • During Undergraduate Studies at Lewis University (2012):
    - Graduated with Highest Honors with a 3.98 GPA
    - Awarded the Departmental Award for graduating with the highest GPA in all public safety programs
    - Awarded the Senior Award of Academic Excellence for graduating with the highest GPA in the program
    - Inducted into National Honors Society as a lifetime member
  • Blue Coat Award from the Knights of Columbus (2004)
  • EMT of the Year Award from Pleasant Township Fire Department (2003)
  • Volunteer of the Year Award from Licking Trails Fire Department (2001)

Positions, Affiliations, and Memberships:

  • National Fire Protection Association Technical Committee Member (2017-Present)
    - NFPA 704: Classification and Properties of Hazardous Chemical Data
    - NFPA 1620: Pre-Incident Planning
    - NFPA 18: Standard on Wetting Agents
    - NFPA 18A: Standard on Water Additives for Fire Control and Vapor Mitigation
    - NFPA 1150: Standard on Foam Chemicals for Fires in Class A Fuels
    - NFPA 232: Standard for the Protection of Records
    - NFPA 950 & 951: Standard for Data Exchange in the Fire Service (2017-2018)
  • International Code Council Fire Code Interpretation Committee Member (2017-Present)
  • Assistant Coordinator of Fairfield County for Ohio Emergency Response Plan (2012-2015)
  • Fire/EMS Representative for Fairfield County Emergency Operations Center (2006-2015)
  • EMS Representative for Fairfield Medical Center's Cardiac Pathway Committee (2010-2015)

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Pleasant Twp Fire Department; Lancaster, OH; 2000-2015; Assistant Fire Chief
  • Richland Twp Fire Department; Rushville, OH; 2012-2015; EMS Chief
  • Granville Fire Department; Granville, OH; 2004-2004; Firefighter/Paramedic
  • Licking Trails Fire Department; Jacksontown, OH; 2000-2003; Assistant Fire Chief

Resides in: Lancaster

 

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Chris Clancy
Lieutenant

In Fire Service Since: 2001
Joined the Department in: 2001
Certifications: Firefighter II / Paramedic / CFSI / Fire Instructor
Specialized Training: Fire Officer I / Fire Officer II
Resides in: Frazeysburg

 

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Jason Woods
Lieutenant

In Fire Service Since: 2009
Joined the Department in: 2010
Certifications: Firefighter II / Paramedic
Specialized Training: Fire Officer I / Fire Officer II
Positions, Affiliations, and Memberships:

  • Lieutenant at Hebron Division of Fire & EMS

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Past employment at Buckeye Lake FD, Thorn TWP FD and Pleasant TWP FD.

Resides in: Groveport

 

 

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Travis Colley
Firefighter/EMT

In Fire Service Since: 2004
Joined the Department in: 2010
Certifications: Firefighter II / EMT / ASHI BLS Instructor
Specialized Training: Fire Officer I / High Angle Rescue / Haz-Mat Technician
Resides in: Hebron

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Chris Tucker
Firefighter/Paramedic

In Fire Service Since: 2012
Joined the Department in: 2017
Certifications: Firefighter II / Paramedic
Specialized Training: High Angle Rescue

Resides in: Lancaster

 

Jacob Toothman
Firefighter/Paramedic

In Fire Service Since: 2014
Joined the Department in: 2017
Certifications: Firefighter II / Paramedic
Specialized Training: Haz-Mat Technician
Awards and Recognitions:

  • Hanover Firefighter of the year 2016

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Newark Township Fire Department, 2014-Present, Lieutenant

Resides in: Hebron

Chris Shoup
Firefighter/Paramedic

In Fire Service Since: 2006
Joined the Department in: 2018
Certifications: Firefighter II / Paramedic / ASHI BLS Instructor / ASHI ALS Instructor
Specialized Training: Haz-Mat Technician
Awards and Recognitions:

  • EMS Provider of the year 2018 for Millersport Fire.

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Millersport Fire Department, Firefighter / Paramedic

Resides in: Millersport

 

Brad Essick
Firefighter/Paramedic

In Fire Service Since: 1984
Joined the Department in: 2015
Certifications: Firefighter II / Paramedic / CFSI / ASHI BLS Instructor / ASHI ALS Instructor
Specialized Training: Fire Officer I / Fire Officer II / Haz-Mat Technician
Positions, Affiliations, and Memberships:

  • Chief Granville Township Fire Department (2006)

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Plain Township Fire Department
  • Granville Township Fire Department

Resides in: Granville

Brandon Morgan
Firefighter/EMT

In Fire Service Since: 2018
Joined the Department in: 2019
Certifications: Firefighter II / EMT

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Hanover Vol. Fire Dept. - FF2/EMT
  • Falls Twp Fire Dept. - FF2/EMT
  • City of Heath Fire Dept - Volunteer FF/EMT

Resides in: Newark

Brandon enjoys many hobbies such as weight lifting, boxing, hunting, and fishing.

Brandon Thompson
Firefighter/EMT

In Fire Service Since: 2014
Joined the Department in: 2016
Certifications: Firefighter II / EMT
Specialized Training: Haz-Mat Technician

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Licking Twp Fire Co, Present, Lieutenant
  • Thorn Twp Fire Department, Present, Firefighter

Resides in: Hebron

Brendyn Ratcliff
Firefighter/Paramedic

In Fire Service Since: 2017
Joined the Department in: 2019
Certifications: Firefighter II / Paramedic
Awards and Recognitions: Lifesavers Award

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Buckeye lake FD (past) pt FF/EMT
    Newark twp FD (present) pt FF/MEDIC
    Hanover VFD (present) pt FF/MEDIC
    Hebron FD (present) pt FF/MEDIC
    Heath FD (present) ft FF/MEDIC

Resides in: Newark 

Brian Neighbor
Firefighter/Paramedic

In Fire Service Since: 2008
Joined the Department in: 2014
Certifications: Firefighter II / Paramedic / ASHI BLS Instructor / ASHI ALS Instructor
Specialized Training: Fire Officer I / Haz-Mat Technician
Awards and Recognitions:

  • Fire officer of the year as a lieutenant at Hanover Fire

Positions, Affiliations, and Memberships:

  • On the PAC for L109
  • Committee member for the Newark Firefighters Charity.

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Hanover Fire Department, December 2008 to current, EMS Chief.
  • Newark Fire Department, FFP, February 2017- December 2017, August 2018-present.
  • West Licking Fire District,FFP, June 2014- August 2018.

Resides in: Newark

Brian has been a full-time firefighter paramedic with 2 busy departments in Licking County and has recieved many evaluations on calmness and decision making under stressful situations.

Cody Blamey
Firefighter/Paramedic

In Fire Service Since: 2013
Joined the Department in: 2013
Certifications: Firefighter II / Paramedic
Other Department Affiliations:

  • Thorn Twp

Resides in: Hebron

On Cody's off days he enjoys camping, traveling, and going riding with his UTV.

Cory Back
Firefighter/Paramedic

In Fire Service Since: 2007
Joined the Department in: 2019
Certifications: Firefighter II / EMT / Paramedic
Awards and Recognitions: Most Improved Firefighter JTFD 2008
Positions, Affiliations, and Memberships:

  • IAFF L-4038

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Jefferson Township Fire Dept (Franklin County)- Full Time Firefighter/ Paramedic

Resides in: Union Township 

 

David Smith
Firefighter/Paramedic

In Fire Service Since: 2006
Joined the Department in: 2006
Certifications: Firefighter II / Paramedic / Fire Instructor / ASHI ALS Instructor
Specialized Training: Fire Officer I / Fire Officer II / Haz-Mat Technician

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Has worked or is working with other departments within Licking and Perry county

Resides in: Pataskala

Starting as a volunteer with the Village of Hebron, David started his firefighter path in his hometown. Progressing as a part-time employee and eventually accepting a full time position, David worked full-time for the Village for three years. After accepting another full-time position, David continues to work on a part time basis.

Dylan Mullen
Firefighter/Paramedic
Ethan Jolliff
Firefighter/Paramedic

In Fire Service Since: 2014
Joined the Department in: 2019
Certifications: Firefighter II / Paramedic

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Bladensburg Fire District, FF, Paramedic

Resides in: Newark

Jared McBride
Firefighter/EMT

In Fire Service Since: 2018
Joined the Department in: 2019
Certifications: Firefighter II / EMT

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Thorn Township Fire Department, Present affiliation, Firefighter
  • St Albans Township Fire Department, Present Affiliation, Firefighter

Resides in: Hebron

Jared is a Member of the Army National Guard and his mom makes fantastic cookies.

Jesse Myers
Firefighter/Paramedic

In Fire Service Since: 2010
Joined the Department in: 2016
Certifications: Firefighter II / Paramedic

Other Department Affiliations:

  • LT at Mary Ann Twp FD, Newark City Fire Department

Resides in: Hanover

Justin Mooney
Firefighter/Paramedic

In Fire Service Since: 2015
Joined the Department in: 2017
Certifications: Firefighter II / Paramedic

Resides in: Johnstown

 

Kyle Rehl
Firefighter/EMT

In Fire Service Since: 2018
Joined the Department in: 2019
Certifications: Firefighter II / EMT

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Hartford Fire Department
  • Saint Albans Township Fire Department

Resides in: Johnstown

Lawrence Tittle
Firefighter/EMT

In Fire Service Since: 2019
Joined the Department in: 2019
Certifications: Firefighter II / EMT

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Buckeye Lake Village Fire Department, currently employed, Firefighter II/ Emt-B

Resides in: Thornville

Nick Smith
Firefighter/EMT

In Fire Service Since: 2017
Joined the Department in: 2018
Certifications: Firefighter II / EMT

Positions, Affiliations, and Memberships:

  • Paramedic student at Grant Medical Center

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Licking Township Fire Co.

Resides in: Newark

Nick is currently in medic school and on target to graduate in February of 2020.

Ryan Crabill
Firefighter/Paramedic

In Fire Service Since: 2008
Joined the Department in: 2016
Certifications: Firefighter II / Paramedic / ASHI BLS Instructor / ASHI ALS Instructor
Awards and Recognitions:

  • Certificate of Recognition; On Jan. 25th, 2017 for life saving actions and emergency care of a OSP Sergeant Officer
  • Firefighter of the year award, 2014

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Heath Fire Dept.; Volunteer: Feb. 2008 to June 2nd 2018, Full-Time: Firefighter/Paramedic June 3rd 2018 to present.
  • Newark Twp. Fire Dept.; Part-time Jan. 2017 to present.

Resides in: Heath

Ryan Wunder
Firefighter/EMT

In Fire Service Since: 2017
Joined the Department in: 2018
Certifications: Firefighter II / EMT
Awards and Recognitions:

  • Ohio Fire Academy EMT Honor Graduate

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Thorn Township, past
  • Violet Township, present

Resides in: Pataskala

Ryan is a United States Navy veteran of four years as a Damage Controlman. Currently Ryan is a Navy Reservist and enrolled in Grant's Paramedic program.

Steve Morgan
Firefighter/Paramedic
Zach Petty
Firefighter/Paramedic

In Fire Service Since: 2015
Joined the Department in: 2015
Certifications: Firefighter II / Paramedic / ASHI BLS Instructor / ASHI ALS Instructor
Specialized Training: High Angle Rescue / Haz-Mat Technician
Awards and Recognitions:

  • 2018 EMS Provider of the Year
  • Public Service Education President
  • Assistant EMS Coordinator

Positions, Affiliations, and Memberships:

  • Fire Association Secretary
  • Former Association President
  • IAFF E Board Member- Treasurer
  • Association Treasurer

Other Department Affiliations:

  • Bloom Township-Firefighter/Paramedic

Resides in: Lancaster 

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