Members Of Franklin Fire & Rescue

Franklin NC Fire Chief Ben Ormond

Ben Ormond • 1101

Fire Chief

Chief Ormond has a Masters in Emergency Services Management and a Bachelors in Fire Science. He is also certified as a fire officer lV, fire instructor lll, fire inspector ll, and many other fire rescue related specialties. Most recently he obtained his credentials as a Chief Fire Officer (CFO) and member of the lnstitution of Fire Engineers (MlFireE).
Email: bormond@franklinnc.com

Assistant Fire Chief Ryan Hursey Franklin North Carolina

Ryan Hursey • 1102

Assistant Chief

Ryan has been with the department since 2006. Ryan is a certified NC Paramedic and a level II firefighter. Ryan is employed with Macon County Fire Services as a Captain of Squad 4.
Email: rhursey@franklinfire-rescue.com

Captain Tim Chavis Franklin Fire Rescue

Tim Chavis • 1103

Captain

Captain Chavis has been with the department since 2000 as a full time employee. He has been in the fire service since 1998. He is also a medical first responder. He is a level II Firefighter and a member of the Macon County Arson Team.
Email: tchavis@franklinfire-rescue.com

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Carey Patton • 1104

Captain

Carey has been with the department since 1997. He is a career firefighter for the Dekalb County Ga Fire Department. He is a level II Firefighter, EMT-I and a Haz-mat Tech. He also owns and operates Tentmasters of Franklin.
Email: cpatton@franklinfire-rescue.com

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Justin Setser • 1105

Captain & PIO

Justin has been with the department since 2002 and is serving as Lieutenant. Justin is also the PIO for Franklin Fire & Rescue. He is employed with the Town of Franklin as Town Planner. He is a third generation firefighter, a medical first responder, Rescue Technician, level II Firefighter and level II Instructor.
Email: jsetser@franklinfire-rescue.com

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Bo Garrison • 1106

Captain

Bo has been in the fire service since 1997 and with Franklin Fire & Rescue since 2004. He is a member of the Macon County Arson Team. He is a level II Firefighter. He is employed at Franklin Fire & Rescue as a paid firefighter.
Email: bgarrison@franklinfire-rescue.com

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Gabe Mckay • 1107

Captain

Gabe McKay is employed at Franklin Fire & Rescue as a paid fire captain. He is a certified advanced EMT.
Email: gmckay@franklinfire-rescue.com

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Jacob Gribble • 1108

Lieutenant

Jacob has been with Franklin since 2010. He is employed with Macon County Dispatch.
Email: jgribble@franklinfire-rescue.com

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Keith Allen • 1109

Safety & Training Officer

Keith has been in the fire service since 1989 and with Franklin since 1995. Keith has been training officer for ten years. He currently serves as Safety officer. He is also a medical first responder, a level II firefighter, a certified instructor and a member of the Macon County Arson Team. He is employed at LBJ Job Corp.
Email: kallen@franklinfire-rescue.com

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Greg Day • 1110

Chief Engineer

Greg has been with the department since 1989. He has been in the fire service since 1983 and was a founding member of the Nantahala Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department. He is a level II Firefighter, a medical first responder and a certified Fire Instructor.
Email: gday@franklinfire-rescue.com

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Killian Carpenter • 1111

Firefighter

Killian is a member of the paid staff at Franklin Fire & Rescue. He is also a volunteer with Cowee Fire Department.
Email: kcarpenter@franklinfire-rescue.com

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Chuck Norton • 1112

Firefighter

Chuck is our newest member of the paid staff at Franklin Fire & Rescue.
Email: cnorton@franklinfire-rescue.com

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Jim Templeton • 1113

Firefighter

Jim has been with the department since 1992. He is an EMT-B, a level IIl Firefighter and is a member of the Macon County Arson Team. He is employed at Parkdale Inc. in Georgia.
Email: jtempleton@frankilnfire-rescue.com

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Dennis CARPENTER • 1114

Firefighter

Dennis has been with the department since 2016 and is an employee with Frontier Communications.

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Max Houston • 1115

Firefighter

Max has been with the department since 1978. He is responsible for the NC State Firemens Relief Fund for Franklin Fire and Rescue. He is also a level II Firefighter and is employed at Frontier.
Email: mhouston@franklinfire-rescue.com

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John Hook • 1116

Firefighter

John Hook has been with the department since 1997. He is a medical first responder and a level I Firefighter. He is employed by Macon County Government as the Animal Control Director.
Email: jhook@franklinfire-rescue.com

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Brad Hovis • 1117

Firefighter

Brad is a probationary firefighter and is paramedic for Macon County EMS.

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Ian Steele • 1118

Firefighter

Ian is a probationary firefighter and is employed at Currahee brewing.

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Tim Lynn • 1119

Firefighter

Tim has been with Franklin since 2014. Tim is employed by Macon County EMS as an advanced Medic.
Email: tlynn@franklinnc.com

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Luke LEdford • 1120

Firefighter

Luke is a paramedic with Macon County EMS.

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Brian Leopard • 1121

Firefighter

Brian has been with the department since 1991. He is employed with Swain County Government and is also a level II Firefighter.
Email: bleopard@franklinfire-rescue.com

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Adam Henry • 1122

Probationary Firefighter

Adam is an employee of the U.S. Forest Service.

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Cheyenne Carson • 1123

Firefighter

Cheyenne is an employee of Asplundh Tree Service.

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Corey Duvall • 1124

Firefighter - Recruitment/Retention Officer

Corey has been with Franklin since 2014. He is an employee with Ingles. Corey is a graduate of Western Carolina University.

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Joe Templeton • 1125

Firefighter

Joe is a full-time employee of Macon County Dispatch.

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Nathan Hursey • 1126

Firefighter

Nathan has been with the department since 2010. He owns and operates his own body shop and towing service.
Email: nhursey@franklinfire-rescue.com

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Jeremy Brooks • 1127

Firefighter

Jeremy works for Bryson Grading.

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Matt Pruett • 1128

Firefighter

Matt is a paramedic with Macon County EMS.

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Alexander Andrew • 1129

Firefighter

Alex works at Beasley Flooring.

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Patrick Moore • 1130

Firefighter

Patrick also serves as a part-time dispatcher and part-time employee of Macon County EMS.

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Zach Ledford • 1131

Firefighter

Zach is a Captain with Macon County Fire Services or Squad 4.

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Michael Gerra • 1132

Firefighter

Michael is a NC Highway Patrol Officer.

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Jerry Wright • 1133

Firefighter

Jerry has been with the department since 1983 and served as Lieutenant for 10 years. He is an engineer for Duke Energy.
Email: jwright@franklinfire-rescue.com

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Pete Haithcock • 1134

Firefighter

Firefighter Haithcock joined the department in 1976 and was appointed Chief in 1998 by the Town of Franklin as the first full time Chief. He has served as the President of the Western North Carolina Association of Firefighters and Macon County Firemens Association. He is a retired Lieutenant Colonel with the NC Army National Guard.
Email: phaithcock@franklinfire-rescue.com

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Robbie Younce • 1135

Firefighter

Robbie is a member of the Macon County Sheriff's Office.

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Mark Stanfield • 1136

Firefighter

Mark is an employee of Franklin Body Shop.

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Special Designation

 

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Levi Ledford • 1138

Firefighter

Levi is an employee with Macon County Fire Service or Squad 4.

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Steve Anderson • 1139

Firefighter

Steve is a Level II Firefighter. He is employed by Genesis Rescue Systems and has been with Franklin Fire & Rescue since 2017.
Email: sanderson@franklinfire-rescue.com

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Rick Westerman • 1141

Probationary Firefighter

Rick is an employee of Habitat for Humanity.

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billy Olivera • 1142

Probationary Firefighter

Billy is an employee of the Macon County Detention Center.

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David Rusch • 1143

Firefighter

David is 30+ year veteran of Franklin Fire & Rescue. He is a retired Macon County Teacher.