City Manager Gerrity names current interim Jason Higginbotham to Fire Chief position

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release

Jason Higginbotham, City of Fernandina Beach Fire Chief

The City Manager of the City of Fernandina Beach is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Higginbotham as the Fire Chief of the Fernandina Beach Fire Rescue Mr. Higginbotham was born and raised in Fernandina Beach.  He is a 1998 graduate of Fernandina Beach High School and graduated from Florida State University in 2002.

He began his service with the City’s Fire Department in 1997 on a part-time basis as a Lifeguard. In December of 2004 Mr. Higginbotham was hired full-time as a Fire Fighter/EMT and through his dedicated service and training, he was promoted to Interim Fire Marshal in July of 2008 and then as Division Chief/Fire Marshal in December of 2009.  Mr. Higginbotham has previously served in the capacity as Interim Fire Chief.

October 23, 2012 10:27 a.m.

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Michael (@guest_1869)
11 years ago

Congratulations Jason!