Dayton, Ohio – A ceremony was held on Monday to announce that three members of the Dayton Fire Department were given new positions in the department.
Christopher Rowlett, a firefighter and paramedic, has been promoted to the position of Lieutenant. A press statement states that Lieutenant Rowlett is a second-generation member of the DFD, having joined the department as an emergency medical technician (EMT) in 2011.
According to the statement, Lieutenant Rowlett is a State of Ohio Firefighter II, Paramedic, Fire Safety Inspector, Fire Instructor, EMS Instructor, and Fire Safety Inspector Instructor.
Lieutenant Matthew Quick has been promoted to the rank of Captain. First, Captain Quick worked as a firefighter for Companies 16 and 13 from 2007 to 2009.
In 2015, he was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned to Company 11, where he served as the Incident Support Unit (ISU) officer and as the assigned officer to Company 2 in the First Platoon. As a State of Ohio Firefighter II, paramedic, and fire safety inspector, he holds certifications in these fields. According to the press announcement, Captain Quick will be assigned to the Second Platoon.
Captain David Grubb has been promoted to the position of District Chief.
In the statement, it is said that DC Grubb began his career with the department in 1998 and was promoted to Lieutenant in 2013. He was then promoted to Captain in 2017. He has served in Companies 13, 4, 15, and 2 during the course of his career, and he has most recently been assigned as the Company 11 officer on the First Platoon.