Charles Blumenauer  
Fire Department
Title: Assistant Chief of Operations
Phone: 432-685-7333

Charles Blumenauer Charles Blumenauer is the Assistant Chief of Operations with the Midland Fire Department.  Chief Blumenauer began his career with the Midland Fire Department in 1998  and served in all ranks including Captain and Administrative Battalion Chief before his latest promotion. Blumenauer holds state certifications as a licensed paramedic, EMS Instructor, and TCFP Master Firefighter, Fire Officer II, Fire Instructor II and is also a graduate of the Texas Fire Chiefs Academy. He earned an Associates in Fire Protection Technology as well as a Bachelors of Organizational Management, each from Midland College. 

Chief Blumenauer's primary duties include the direct supervision of the on duty Battalion Chief (or shift commander) and the Aircraft Rescue Fire-Fighting (ARFF) Coordinator. As a member of the executive administrative staff, he is also assists with strategic planning, budget development, policy implementation, project management, and team building and leadership activities.


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