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Senior Leadership

The Meridian Fire Department’s mission is to protect and enhance the City of Meridian community through professionalism and compassion. The department’s vision is to be a premier organization recognized for providing a safe community through professionalism, innovative actions, and community involvement.  Meridian Fire Department currently employs 105 firefighters and 20 professional staff.

Fire Chief Kris Blume

Kris Blume

Fire Chief

Deputy Chief Charlie Butterfield

Charlie Butterfield

Deputy Chief of Administration

Deputy Chief Joe Bongiorno

Joe Bongiorno

Deputy Chief of Community Risk Reduction

Division Chief Jordan Reese

Jordan Reese

Division Chief of Training

Division Chief Justin Winkler

Justin Winkler

Division Chief of Logistics

Division Chief JD Hendrick III

J.D. Hendrick

Division Chief of Emergency Medical Services

Administrative Division Manager Braidy Ross

Braidy Ross

Administrative Division Manager

Community Risk Reduction Manager Pam Orr

Pam Orr

Community Risk Reduction Division Manager

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