Fire Suppression

ARFF Battalion Chief Derek Pratt

ARFF Battalion Chief Derek Pratt 3

A Watch Battalion Chief Cedric King

A Watch Battalion Chief Cedric King 2

B Watch Battalion Chief Chuck Walters

B Watch Battalion Chief Walters 2

C Watch Battalion Chief Jose Cobbs

C Watch Battalion Chief Jose Cobbs 2

There are three watches within the Pensacola Fire Department and one additional responsible for the Pensacola International Airport. The highest ranking member of each watch is the Battalion Chief. A Battalion Chief in the Pensacola Fire Department directs emergency scene operations within the city limits and supervises and/or performs specialized functions in support of Fire Department operations. Commands all firefighting, lifesaving and aircraft fire rescue operations; sets up command post at fire or accident scenes; instructs company officers in all aspects of their work and enforces departmental regulations; makes regular inspections of company personnel, quarters, equipment and records.

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