C-Shift

The "C" shift was the last of the three shifts to be established in the Department in 1986. The shift has many specialized employees that contribute to the protection of the citizens of Fredericksburg in a multitude of ways. "C" shift area of responsibilities include, but are not limited to, hose purchasing and testing; SCBA maintenance and purchasing; power tool purchasing and maintenance; heading up the department pre-plan program; high angle equipment purchasing and maintenance. This shift is the main lead for Firehouse Productions which produces media for public information predominately on Safety.

"C" Shift has been led by three successful Shift Commanders, they are:

Staff Member
Year Promoted / Retired
Captain Eddie Allen1990 Promoted to Fire Chief
Captain Herbert Pritchett Sr.Retired 2007 Operations Captain
Battalion Chief Brook AltmanRetired 2013 Battalion Chief
Battalion Chief Ed SparksRetired 2018 Battalion Chief
Battalion Chief Chris Madison2019-Present

C Shift is comprised of 16 personnel who cover two stations and staff four companies.

Engine 1
Truck Company
Engine 2
EMS Company
Lt. Nate KeyserLt. Wes ShelerCapt. ShacklefordLt. James Allen
FF/Medic John McCamley
FF Joe Williams
FF Ernly ChewningFF/Medic Kelsey Rideout
FF Tyler Pennington
FF Cory Harding
FF Nathan KeyserFF/Medic Jeremy Matlock
FF/Medic I Warren Holden
FF William Yancey
FF Adam Mullins
FF Paul Athey
FF Caitlin Curran
FF/Medic Krystle Curtis
FF/EMT Matt Parrotte