Battalion Chief (BC) Tod Kreutz is the shift commander for A-Shift and reports directly to the Deputy Chief of Operations. BC Kreutz and his shift are responsible for department issued uniforms, stations and facilities as well as logistical supplies.
BC Kreutz began his firefighting career with the Kennewick Fire Department in 1992. BC Kreutz was a Paramedic for 14 years, served with Columbia Basin Dive Rescue and has served on many committees and groups in our region such as Technical Rescue Team Liaison, CAD Advisory group, Regional Communications group and a member of the Columbia Basin College Paramedic Advisory Committee.
BC Kreutz earned an Associate’s degree in Fire Science from Columbia Basin College. He has also held numerous positions in the Plans and Operations sections for Type 3 and Type 2 Incident Management Teams. BC Kreutz is also an instructor for the CBC Fire Science program, teaching Strategy and Tactics.