Congratulations to Firefighter Jason "Spike" Batz on his promotion to Training Lieutenant
Jason was hired by the city on June 18th of 2001. After completing fire training, Batz was assigned as a jumper firefighter on the B platoon. Batz would transfer to the "A" in April of 2011 after working on the "B" for several years. In September of 2014, Spike moved to Engine 9 on the D platoon and worked both positions for more than 5 years. In September of 2019, Batz moved across the floor to Ladder 3. Lieutenant Batz's promotion will take effect on December 1st.