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Derek Ross

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Battalion Chief Ross joined the South Adams County Fire Department in 2002. He has held the positions of Volunteer Fire Fighter, Volunteer Lieutenant, Volunteer Captain, Volunteer Assistant Chief, and Volunteer Fire Chief.  In 2014 he accepted the position of Battalion Chief.  Battalion Chief Ross also volunteered at the Arvada Fire Department from 1999-2002.  He holds an Associate Degree in Fire Science and is a Blue Card Instructor, Fire Officer 2, and EMT-B. 

Chief Ross is married with two boys and on his time off, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing soccer, camping, fishing, riding dirt bikes, and being outdoors.