Jonah Stiriz

Assistant Chief

Assistant Chief Jonah Stiriz  began  his  career  in  the  fire  service  in  2010 serving  as  a  Firefighter/EMT with the Gorham-Fayette  Fire  Department  and eventually  served  as  a  Lieutenant  for  three  years  with  the  department.  In  April  of  2014,  he  obtained his Paramedic Certification, while working with the Fulton County Sheriff’s office as a Communication  Officer.  By  June  2014,  he  started  with  the  Archbold  Fire  Department  as  a  Firefighter/Paramedic where he has worked until 2023. In  November  of  2016,  Stiriz  made  the  move  to  start  work  for  the  Napoleon  Fire  and  Rescue Department, as a Fulltime Firefighter/Paramedic and became an acting Fire Captain two years later. In  June  2020,  he  was  promoted  to  the  rank  of  Fire  Captain. Assistant Chief Stiriz has maintained a constant thirst for training and advancement, attended many trainings and helping spearhead many initiatives within the department and the community. Stiriz was promoted to Assistant Fire Chief  on  April  17,  2023 and oversees the public education and fire prevention programs for the fire department. Jonah has three sons, Ezekiel, Asher and Elijah.