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Chief James Burkush Chief of Department
James Burkush
Serving Since 2016

Retired Chief, Manchester Fire Department, 39 years of service.
Bachelor’s Degree in Fire and Emergency Management, Granite State College
Executive Fire Officer, National Fire Academy
Chief Fire Officer, Center for Public Safety Excellence

Assistant Chief Steven Colburn
Assistant Chief
Steven Colburn
Serving Since 1999

NH Certified Firefighter III
Emergency Medical Technician
Certified Company Officer I & II
Hazardous Materials Technician
NH State Fire Instructor
Hale Pump Mechanic
Confined Space Rescue Tech.
Associates Degree: Fire Prevention

Joseph Stalker
Serving Since 2004

NH Certified Firefighter III
Nationally Registered Paramedic
Fire Officer (FO) credential (CPSE)
Company Officer I & II
Critical Care Paramedic (CICP)
NH State Fire Instructor
Adjunct Paramedic Instructor
Hazardous Materials Technician
Certified Fire Apparatus Driver / Operator
Swift water and Ice Rescue Technician
Trench Rescue Technician
Associates Degree: Fire Science




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Hooksett Fire - Rescue Department - 15 Legends Drive - Hooksett, NH 03106
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Updated April 1, 2020