Command Staff

Fire Chief Nakeya R. Lovett

Nakeya R. Lovett - Fire Chief


• City Employment Date: March 27, 1998
• Previous Positions: Firefighter / EMT, Driver - Engineer, Assistant Chief /
   Fire Marshal
• Education:

  •  Florida State Fire Certificate
  •  Emergency Medical Technician
  •  B.S. in Fire Administration
  •  A.S. in Fire Science
  •  Fire Officer I 
  •  Fire Safety Inspector I
  •  Instructor I
  •  CPR/First Aid Instructor
  •  Hazardous Materials I + II
  •  Incident Command 100, 200, and 300
  •  FEMA IS-700, IS -800
  •  Fire Service Hydraulics 
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations 
• Associations: Florida Fire Chiefs Association, Florida Fire Marshals  
   Association, Progressive 12 Club Member, Pink Hills Board Member, New
   Mt. Olive Baptist Church 

 

Captain George Gay

George Gay - Fire Prevention/Training Officer


 City Employment Date: May 15, 1993 
• Previous Positions: Firefighter / EMT, Driver - Engineer , Captain
• Education: 
  • Florida State Fire Certificate
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Fire Officer I
  • Fire Safety Inspector I
  • Instructor I
  • Live Fire Training Instructor I
  • Forestry Instructor
  • Emergency Vehicle Driving Instructor
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations
  • FEMA IS-700, IS -800
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • Fire Service Hydraulics
  • Forestry Classes - S-130, S-190, S-215, I -100 
• Awards: 2005 Firefighter of the Year, 2011 Firefighter of the Year            
Captain Clinton Watson

Captain Clinton Watson - B-Shift


 City Employment Date: October 1, 2012
• Previous Positions: Firefighter / EMT, Driver - Engineer
 Education: 
  • Florida State Fire Certificate
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Fire Officer I
  • Fire Safety Inspector I
  • Fire Extinguisher Technician
  • Pump Operator Engineer State Certified
  • Company Officer
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations
  • Apparatus Operations
  • FEMA IS-700, IS -800, IS-100, IS-200, IS-300, IS-400
  • Fire Service Hydraulics
  • Forestry Classes - S-130, S-190, S-215 
 Awards: 2014 Firefighter of the Year    

Captain Brice Phillips

Captain Brice Phillips - C-Shift


 City Employment Date: November 19, 1997 
• Previous Positions: Firefighter / EMT, Driver - Engineer
 Education: 
  • Florida State Fire Certificate
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • Fire Officer I
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations
  • Incident Command 100, 200, and 300
  • Company Officer
  • FEMA IS-700, IS -800, IS-200
  • Fire Service Hydraulics
  • Apparatus Operations
  • Forestry Classes - S-130, S-190, S-215
 Awards: 2001 Firefighter of the Year