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Deputy Chief Glenn Johnson

Deputy Chief Johnson is a 24 year veteran of the Massachusetts fire service. He began his career as a call firefighter in the Town of Auburn in 1994 and was appointed as a full-time firefighter in 2000. In 2004, he was promoted to Lieutenant, Captain in 2011, and Assistant Chief in 2014. On May 6, 2017, he was sworn in as Deputy Chief. As Lieutenant he was the shift commander of Group 4 until he was promoted to Deputy Chief.

From 2000-2014 Deputy Chief Johnson oversaw the public education division and was the lead educator for fire education within the Town of Auburn. He is the creator of the Auburn Fire Rescue Department’s website. Deputy Chief Johnson is an active member in Fire District 7. He holds a multitude of certifications and certificates in fire related classes.

In 2001, Deputy Chief Johnson graduated from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Career Recruit Program at the top of his class. He is also a graduate of the UMASS Donahue Institutes Chief Fire Officer Management Training Program. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business marketing from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and a master’s degree in public administration from Anna Maria College. For his heroic measures during a building fire, Deputy Chief Johnson was given Medal of Bravery on February 14, 2013.