John BatesDirector

: Keene Fire Department: 2023:


Started the firer service as a volunteer in 1989. Served some time in the Air Force as a medical services specialist.

IAAI – Fire Investigation Technician 08/2016
NAFI- Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator 01/2019
NFPA- Certified Fire Protection Specialist 11/2018
NFPA- Certified Plans Examiner 06/2016
Certified Firefighter I, II, III, and Career Certified Haz-Mat Technician 1998
Certified National Registered Paramedic 1999
Fire Inspector I
Fire Inspector II
Fire Officer I & II
NFA Youth fire setter intervention I
NFA Youth fire setter intervention II
IMSA interior fire alarm I
IMSA interior fire alarm II