City of Winooski Announces its new Fire Department Chiefs

Winooski, Vt. - The City of Winooski has announced its new Chiefs at the Winooski Fire Department. 

Officials say John Audy Jr. will take on the role as fire chief, John Spittle was announced as the new Battalion Chief.

A media release states that Audy has been Winooski’s Health Administrator, Zoning Administrator, and Fire Marshal.  Audy has 27 years of public safety experience.

“It is an honor to receive this level of recognition and I’m proud to lead our firefighters and prevention staff in making Winooski a safe place to live. My goal as Fire Chief is to continue ensuring amazing service and dedication to the community while providing staff with the best possible training and resources,” said Audy.

Spittle has been a member of the Winooski Fire Department since 2001.  He was previously the part-time fire chief and will now oversee the operational functions of the entire fire department.

“Serving the Winooski Fire Department has been incredibly rewarding. Overseeing our team and how they respond to emergency calls in real time has been an excellent experience. We’re always improving our operational functions - as Battalion Chief, I look forward to increasing the department’s capacity for excellence,” said Spittle.

Winooski’s City Manager sent the following statement about the newly appointed chiefs:

This change highlights the innovation of the Winooski Fire Department. With Chief Audy at the helm, Fire Prevention and Fire Suppression are organizationally aligned therefore providing the best services possible for Winooski residents and businesses. Further, the leadership both John Audy and John Spittle regularly demonstrate will ensure that our Public Safety Department remains strong and well - equipped to handle the hard work they do every day. I'm proud to have them take the lead in keeping our residents and businesses safe! "


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