Auburn City Manager Howard Kroll has announced the appointment of Deputy Fire Chief Geoff Low of Minot to fill the role of Fire Chief, effective July 1. Low has demonstrated outstanding commitment to the Fire Service profession and to the field of emergency medicine through his educational achievements and career experience.
Low began his service as a Private-Paramedic in the Auburn Fire Department in 1994 and progressed through the ranks, serving as Assistant Chief of EMS Services, Acting Fire Chief and Deputy Fire Chief. His other experience has included eight years as a Medical Specialist-Combat Medic with the Maine Army National Guard and service as Deputy Fire Chief-Paramedic in the Town of Oxford with Med-Care Ambulance. He is a respected instructor at the Maine Fire Sciences Institute, with certifications in Incident Command, Hazardous Materials Operations, and Emergency Medical Services.
Low has an Associate of Applied Science, a Bachelor of Science in Fire Science, and a Masters of Business Administration with a minor in Public Administration from Columbia Southern University. In addition, he is currently completing the Executive Officer Program at the National Fire Academy. He is a native of Maine and his family has a long tradition of public service.