Chief of Operations

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Carmel Fire Department Chief of Operations

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Deputy Chief of Operations,
  Mark Cromlich
Phone: 317-571-2600

Operations Division

Chief Cromlich has the responsibility of managing 171 sworn personnel.
The department divisions that Chief Cromlich directs consist of the following:

  • Fire Suppression
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Safety and Training
  • Quartermaster
  • Planning & Communications
  • Facilities & Support Services

The Fire Suppression Division is responsible for providing direct services to the citizens of Carmel.
Services rendered include:

  • Fire Suppression
  • Search and Rescue
  • Emergency Medical Services (Provided by Paramedics and EMTs)
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Extrication from vehicles and machinery
  • Water Rescue
  • Our Fire Suppression Division is divided into three shifts of 53 sworn personnel which operate on a 24-hour cycle.
    Each shift is led by a Battalion Chief and Executive Officer




Capshaw, Jeff
Battalion Chief
Jeff Capshaw

Battalion Chief
James Mitchell

19 Deitsch, Marc
Battalion Chief
 Marc Deitsch

Frenzel, Eric
Executive Officer
Eric Frenzel

Executive Officer
Jeremy Maners

19 Wendzel, Jason
Executive Officer
 Jason Wendzel

The Fire Suppression Division Personnel operate out of six stations which are strategically located throughout the City of Carmel and Clay Township.
Our apparatus include:

6  Engines
2  Tiller Ladders
4  Ambulances
1  Battalion Chief / XO
1  Safety / Training Officer
1  EMS Duty Officer
1  TSU (Tactical Support Unit / Hazmat)
2  Boats
1  Command Vehicle
3  Reserve Engines
1  Reserve Ladder
2  Reserve Ambulances
1  RSU (Rehab Support Vehicle)