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January 18, 2020

Administration Division

 
The Administration Division is comprised of a staff of three which includes the Interim Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Marshal and an Executive Assistant. Our administration responds to change, solves problems and collaborates on issues, assesses community needs and resources required to meet those needs, and formulates plans to provide comprehensive and cost-effective services to our customers—the citizens of Red Oak. These personnel are also responsible for strategic and budgetary planning, quality assurance, the setting of policies and overall management of all departmental activities.
The Administration offices are at the Central Station, located at:
547 N Methodist Street
Red Oak, Texas 75154
Interim Fire Chief / Fire Marshal Ben Blanton
bblanton@redoaktx.org
Deputy Fire Marshal Nathan Diaz
Executive Assistant Kendra Worthy
469-218-7713 Direct
469-218-7719 FAX

Interim Fire Chief/Fire Marshal Ben Blanton
Oct 17, 2010

Chief Blanton is an 24 year veteran of the fire service.  After finding his passion for the fire service while volunteering for the Red Oak Fire Department in the mid 90’s, he joined the Atlanta Texas Fire Department full time in 1997. In 1998 he joined the Rowlett Fire Department as a Firefighter/Paramedic where he worked his worked his way up to Driver/Engineer, Arson Investigator, and Fire Inspector.  On his days off from shift work he was an instructor at Navarro College Fire Academy and the Fire Science Protection Technology Program Coordinator.  Mr. Blanton grew up in Red Oak and has been married for 15 years with a 13 year old daughter.
Mr. Blanton holds an Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Officer from Navarro College.  He is also a Master Police Officer, Law Enforcement Instructor, and Firearms Instructor.  His fire certifications include Master Firefighter, Master Fire Inspector, Master Arson Investigator, Master Fire Service Instructor III, Driver/Operator, Incident Safety Officer, Fire Officer IV, and EMT-Paramedic.

Areas of Responsibility
 
Fire Marshal
  
• Manage all aspect of Fire Marshal Division
• Manage and coordinate fire prevention activities
• Manage and coordinate public education and awareness programs
• Manage and coordinate fire inspections
• Conduct new construction, building, fire alarm & sprinkler plan reviews
• Coordinate and manage pre-incident planning
• Oversee all fire investigations
• TCOLE Compliance
• Fleet Maintenance
• New hire process
• Promotional process
• Internal Affairs investigations
• Department Budget
 


Executive Assistant Kendra Worthy
Oct 17, 2010

Kendra is the main contact for ROFR and may be reached at:

 
Red Oak Fire Rescue
547 N Methodist Street
Red Oak, Texas 75154
469-218-7713 Direct
469-218-7719 FAX



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