About Mark A. Mathews, Fire Chief
The City of Red Bank
Fire Department is lead by Fire Chief Mark A. Mathews. He
took command of the department on July 1st, 1989. He is
Red Bank's 4th fire chief since the city took over fire
protection from a private provider in 1971.
A native of Chattanooga
and a graduate of Chattanooga High School, Chief Mathews
began his fire service career with the Red Bank Fire Department
in 1975 as a volunteer fire fighter.
He was hired as a
fulltime fire fighter on December 12th, 1975 and has held
the ranks of Sergeant, Engineer, Lieutenant, Captain, Training
Officer, and Assistant Chief.
Chief Mathews holds several State Certifications
that include Journeyman Fire Fighter, Fire Instructor I,
Fire Officer I, Driver/Engineer, and Emergency Medical First