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Assistant Chief Shirkey began his career in the fire service in 1999 with the Archbold Fire Department, and then later joined the Wauseon Fire Department. He became one of the first to become a full-time member of Wauseon Fire Department in 2015 as Assistant Chief. As Assistant Chief he is responsible for managing the Fire Prevention, Operations, Planning, Support Services, and Training Divisions for our Department. He assists in leading the Community Risk Reduction and Education Program. Assistant Chief Shirkey’s past assignments include serving as Lieutenant, Firefighter/Engineer and EMT.