Steven Botts, Chief of Fire
The Middletown Division of Fire (MDF) is a full-time career organization consisting of 82 paid personnel serving both staff support and operation functions. The staff support consists of four personnel: one training captain, one fire marshal, the fire chief and civilian administrative assistant. The 78 remaining personnel form a three platoon, 24 hour, and seven day operation force. A shift commander oversees five stations: four fire and one medic, consisting of four fire companies (three engines and one ladder), and three medic crews. The division provides fire, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and other technical rescue services to the city of Middletown, Ohio as well as public safety education, fire prevention, investigation and cause determination.