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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Victoria Fire Department names 5 new fire engineers

Portraits of five Victoria Fire Department employees in uniform with American flags

Victoria Fire Department employees Zachary Chapman, Cullen Doehrman, Weston Martin, Andrew Sherman and John Yusko were recently promoted to the rank of fire engineer. In this role, they will be responsible for driving fire engines and handling the technical operation of fire engine equipment during fires, rescues, hazmat responses and other emergencies. They will also take on the responsibilities of a company officer as needed. The City of Victoria employs a total of 18 fire engineers to work at the fire department’s six stations, with one fire engineer assigned to each station per shift.

Chapman began working for the fire department as a firefighter/EMT in 2015. Doehrman began working for the fire department as a firefighter/EMT in 2013. Martin began working for the fire department as a firefighter/EMT in 2014. Sherman and Yusko began working for the fire department as firefighter/EMTs in 2016. Chapman, Martin, Sherman and Yusko also served as firefighter/paramedics and fire medics before being promoted to their current roles.

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