- Jared Williams selected as Deputy Fire Chief
Jared Williams selected as Deputy Fire Chief
27 November 2019
The City of Lawton is pleased to announce Jared Williams has been promoted to serve as Deputy Chief of the Lawton Fire Department. Williams, who began his career with the City of Lawton in 2000, assumes the position after serving as Assistant Training Officer and Training Officer, respectively, for the department.
“This is an opportunity to continue City of Lawton work with the leadership of the Lawton Fire Department and the City of Lawton to help make our department and the City the best it can be,” Williams said. “I love the City of Lawton and its citizens and it is truly an honor to be able to continue to serve them.”
Williams is a Field Instructor for the Oklahoma State University Fire Service Training program and has been honored as a past Instructor of the Year. He has been integral in coordinating emergency preparedness efforts on behalf of the City of Lawton during his tenure at the Lawton Fire Department, and continues to collaborate with partner agencies to organize trainings and various initiatives to advance the operations of first responders in Southwest Oklahoma. He says being a firefighter is “all he has ever wanted to do.”
“Chief Williams brings nearly 20 years of experience and dedication on behalf of the citizen and our Department to his new position,” said Fire Chief Raanon Adams. “I believe he will continue to be valuable to the command staff and entire department.”
Williams is housed at Central Fire Station in Downtown Lawton, alongside other administrative team members and leadership of the Lawton Fire Department.