BATTLEFIELD, Mo. – The Battlefield Fire Protection District has announced a new Fire Chief after a seven month search.
Jarett Metheny will replace Deputy Chief Dennis Reynolds, who was serving as the interim Fire Chief following the departure of Fire Chief Bryan Newberry.
Chief Metheny previously held the position of Fire Chief with the Midwest City Fire Department in Oklahoma where he served for 20 years. Metheny has also been a professor with Oklahoma State University in their Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology program.
Metheny will officially start with the department on June 12.
(edited press release)