Allen Ward has thirty-three years’ experience as a firefighter and emergency medical technician, in the military, municipal, and private sectors. His military career as a firefighter spanned 24 years. His is a military historian and author of the book, “Army Fire Fighting: A Historical Perspective”, detailing the history of Army firefighting from Civil War to present day. He has been employed with Rural/Metro for 13 years, serving as an aircraft rescue fire fighter, fire captain, and fire chief. He currently leads the Specialty Fire Division, which is responsible for providing firefighting service to airports and industrial customers nationwide.

Rural/Metro Fire Dept. – Port of Columbus Airport

Command Fire Chief – Specialty Fire Group

109 Elderberry Cout

Pataskala, OH 43062