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Chief Bob Galoppi is a native of New York. He began volunteering with a local department there in 1983. He has served with various departments in various positions including Deputy Chief and Chief. Chief Galoppi joined WCFR in 2002. He currently serves as the fire marshal for WCFR
Assistant Chief Bill Almon is a long time member of the WCFR. Chief Almon has served in various roles and positions in the WCFR. with the most recent being Captain of Station 23. Chief Almon is a career firefighter with the City of Franklin, currently serving as a captain.
Chief Barry Burris is a 27-year veteran of the fire/rescue service, joined the WCFR in 2006. Prior to service in Williamson County, he progressed as a firefighter, EMT, engineer and officer in Illinois and California.
Chief Adam is a native of Williamson County, has served with WCFR since 2004. A graduate of Brentwood High School, Middle Tennessee State University (BS) and Bethel University (MS), Wade has spent his entire life in Williamson County. While in college, he joined WCFR and the Rutherford County Rescue Squad. Wade works in law enforcement as a career.
Captain Bill Gumbman is the WCFR training officer. A transplant from New Jersey, Captain Gumbman spent his career in emergency services before retiring and moving to Tennessee.
Captain Tim Hood has been riding WCFR trucks since he was 7 years old. His father, Charles Hood, was one of the founding members of WCFR. In 1973 Captain Hood officially joined WCFR and in 1981 became Captain. Captain Hood handles the day to day affairs of WCFR.
Public Information Officer/
Public Education & Relations
Captain Dinah Wade has served with WCFR since 2007. She teaches in the Franklin Special School District and has lived in Williamson County since 1988. Wade has a passion of bringing fire safety education to the community as well as helping the community understand the role of volunteer firefighters in Williamson County.
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