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Meet the Chief

Chief James Wistinghausen has been the Chief of the Volunteer Fire Dept. for over 30 years.  He has led this department through many changes and today this Community has a Fire Dept. to be proud of.  Our Fire Department is made up of Volunteers who train to be Firefighters and First Responders to help the citizens of Bacliff.  Chief Wistinghausen has lived in Bacliff all of his life and takes pride in this Fire Dept..  His leadership and experience have brought many young people into the Fire Department as Volunteers and they have gone on to be career Firefighters.  Chief is also the General Manager of Bacliff Municipal Utility District.  He  plays a vital role in the Bacliff community!

Contact the Chief by email:  firechief@bacliffvfd.com

Our President

Brad Bingham has been the President of the Volunteer Fire Dept. for 26 years.  He has unselfishly given his own time and has participated in the Administrative side of the Fire Dept.  He is currently a Pilot for United Airlines.  Brad became a member of the fire department in 1985 and continues to serve this great community.  

OUR LIFETIME MEMBERS

Jim Clawson
Fred Lytle
Mike Maples
Dale Patterson
Mike Phillips
Joe Sullivan

OUR VOLUNTEERS

The Volunteers are the backbone of this department.  Without Volunteers there would not be a fire department.  If you see a someone with a Bacliff Fire Dept shirt on, stop and say thank you to them.  This folks give up their own free time and even sleep time to assist the citizens of Bacliff, TX.  A big SHOUT TO OUR VOLUNTEERS!!

CONGRATULATIONS
to our NEWEST FIREFIGHTERS

The following Cadets completed their training at the College of the Mainland, Fire Technology course and completed the SFFMA Firefighter I class!  We are proud to have them as full members in our department!!

Blakely Padgett
Austin Williams
Jordan Davis



ANGELICA CAMPBELL
FIREFIGHTER



Clay Cayton
Firefighter

Clay has been a volunteer at Bacliff VFD for approximately 2 years.  He is employed by City of Baytown and Pearland as a dispatcher.

ccayton@bacliffvfd.com



MISTY CUMMINGS
Secretary / Auxiliary
 


SPENCER CUMMINGS
FIREFIGHTER
 

JORDAN DAVIS
FIREFIGHTER

Recently received his certificate from College of the Mainland in Fire Technology.  Jordan successfully completed 160 hours in training in SFFMA Firefighter I.  Jordan has been part Bacliff VFD for 1 year.




RICKY DISIERE
Firefighter/Assistant Chief

Ricky has been with the Bacliff VFD for 30 years September of 2017.  He is State certified firefighter through the SFFMA.  Ricky has spent most of his life here in Bacliff and has served this community well.  He has been a Lieutenant for 10 years.
 


BLAKELEY PADGETT
FIREFIGHTER

Recently received her certificate from College of the Mainland in Fire Technology.  Blakeley successfully completed 160 hours in training in SFFMA Firefighter I.


bpadgett@bacliffvfd.com

ROBERT "ENGLAND" SCHOLES
Firefighter/Career Firefighter with HFD/ Southeast VFD








PETE ONUKIAVAGE
1st Lt./Firefighter

Pete comes to Bacliff VFD with many Fire Certifications from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Pete continues to train both online and in the field.  He has attended classes from TEEX and Action Training as well as FEMA classes.  Pete has member of the Bacliff VFD for 8 years.  



CHRIS SEYMOUR
Firefighter

Chris Seymour has been a member of the Bacliff VFD for 30 year in May 2017.   Chris is a full time employee with Total Safety as a Fire Tech.  He specializes in all types of Fire Safety systems.




CODY SEYMOUR
Captain/Firefighter/ Career Firefighter with The Village FD / Atascocita VFD / Southeast VFD

Cody Seymour began his firefighting world at a very young age hanging with his dad, Chris as a kid.  In 2007, Cody started his training as a Jr. Firefighter at age 16.  Since then, Cody continued training and is now a Career firefighter with the Village Fire Dept. in Houston, a Daycrew member of Southeast VFD as well as a Daycrew member of the Atascocita Fire Dept.  
  



COREY SEYMOUR
Firefighter

Corey Seymour began his firefighting world with older brother Cody and dad Chris also very young.  Corey started his training as a Jr. Firefighter at the age of 16.  He currently works with Total Safety as an Industrial Hygene Tech.  



MIKE STUART
2nd LT/FIREFIGHTER/EMT

Mike has been with the Bacliff VFD for 8 months and joins us from the Galveston Fire Dept.  He started firefighting career with Galveston in 2005.  


AUSTIN WILLIAMS
FIREFIGHTER

Austin joined the Bacliff VFD September 2016.  He is in the demolition services with Process Service Specialists.  He recently received his certificate from College of the Mainland in Fire Technology.  Austin successfully completed 160 hours in training in SFFMA Firefighter I.


 

awilliams@bacliffvfd.com

 
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