Storey County Fire Department Personnel

Adkins, Ron Battalion Chief
Arroyo, Auggie Captain
Blakely, Patty Fire Prevention
Brandon, Ryan Firefighter/Paramedic
Brown, Ben Firefighter/Paramedic
Curtis, Dave Captain
Dixon, Shane Captain
DuFresne, Rob Battalion Chief
Fitch, Pete Firefighter/Paramedic
Giurlani, Derek Firefighter/Paramedic
Grimm, Justin Firefighter/Paramedic
Hames, Gary Fire Chief
Klingler, Fritz Fire Prevention
Montoya, Bryce Firefighter/Paramedic
Morin, Dennis Firefighter/EMT II
Nevin, Jeff Battalion Chief
Revelle, Nicholas Firefighter/EMT II
Russell, Alicia Administrative Assistant
Sanchez, Bret Firefighter/Paramedic
Smith, Matt Firefighter/EMT I
Speltz, Jason Firefighter/EMT II
Streeter, Mike Captain
Thomsen, Roy Captain
Tillisch, Chris Firefighter/Paramedic
Yohey, Victor Captain


Annual Operating Budgets

Fiscal Year 2011/2012:  $3,768,372

Fiscal Year 2012/2013: $3,533,710


The job of a firefighter is a challenging and rewarding career. Storey County firefighters provide the following services to businesses, residents and visitors in the county:

  • Fire Prevention. Including plan reviews, re-models, residential and all other fire safety plans.

  • Building Inspections. These are required and completed on an annual basis for every commercial structure within the County.

  • Fire Suppression. Including structure, wild land, vehicle and hazardous materials.

  • Search and Rescue. Specific to fires, building collapse, etc.

  • Hazardous Materials Response. This is in cooperation with the “Quad County Hazardous Materials Team” comprised of Storey, Lyon, Douglas and Carson.

  • Natural Disaster Response. Including flooding, earthquakes, wind storms and winter snow emergencies.

  • EMS (Emergency Medical Services). Provided to sick or injured individuals prior to their admission to a hospital

Our firefighters consistently work with attention to detail in carrying out emergency needs with respect and compassion. Additionally, as one may expect, firefighting is physically demanding. Firefighters carry 80-100 lbs. of equipment such as axes, hoses, ladders and chain saws.

Storey County Fire Department offers full-time employees a comprehensive selection of attractive benefits including: employer paid health insurance, retirement plans, bi-weekly paychecks, incentive programs and vacation and sick time accruals.

Consider volunteering as a fire, rescue, or EMS technician to gain valuable experience with the Storey County Fire Department. Click here for more about our volunteer firefighter program.

Current Opportunities

Nevada Firefighter Interagency Recruitment and Examination is a screening and testing program sponsored by a consortium of Northern Nevada Fire Departments designed to test and select firefighters and firefighter/paramedics. The program uses standard testing procedures for entry level firefighters and firefighter/paramedics. The consortium is administered by the collaborative efforts of the Human Resource and fire departments of Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District, Central Lyon County Fire Protection Districts, Storey Count Fire Department, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, and the Carson City Fire Department.  For current job opportunities, please visit and click on Human Resources or visit

Each of our staff members abides by a number of Standard Operating Guidelines in an effort to maintain the highest level of consistency, service to our community and commitment to our profession. Below, you will discover our Standard Operating Guidelines for both Fire and EMS personnel. We invite you to review these operating procedures that govern the personnel standing by to serve you.



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