Chief Robert Stillion Jr.
I was born in 1962, in Del Rio, Texas at Laughlin Air Force Base. I attended Bellaire High School . Became a fire cadet at age 15 with the Key Ridge Volunteer Fire Department. I then graduated in 1980 and went to Hocking Technical College for a Fire/EMS degree. Out of college I worked for Bartlett Ambulance Service in Moundsville, West Virginia stationed at the West Virginia State Penitentiary and also responded to the surrounding area. I was also a Firefighter/Paramedic for the Key Ridge Volunteer Fire Department. In 1981 I moved to Toledo, Ohio and took a position as a Paramedic for Vanderhorst Ambulance company and Urbanski Ambulance company where I met my wife Tammi. I also became a member of the Washington Township Fire Department, in Lucas County as a volunteer Firefighter/Paramedic. I was promoted to Captain in 1992 at Washington Township FD. I was hired in March of 1984 as a Firefighter/Paramedic for City of Perrysburg Fire Department. I accepted a job with the City of Toledo as a Firefighter/Paramedic in Sept of 1985. During that time I obtained certifications in rappelling, water rescue, ice rescue instructor, CPR instructor, fire investigator, fire inspector, extrication specialist, arson photography, ICS, NIMS, triage, MCI and fire law. I retired from Washington Township Fire Department in 2006 when I moved to Wauseon, Ohio. I accepted the position of Fire Chief for the Gorham-Fayette Fire Department in July of 2011 and moved to Gorham Township. I retired from Toledo Fire Department in April of 2013.