Randy McCreadie  
Fire Department
Title: Deputy Chief
Phone: 513-858-8312
Randy McCreadie


Randy is assigned to the position of District 33 / Unit 3. As District 33 he is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the Department which includes the scheduling of all career and part time personnel assigned to his unit day, assigning personnel to district stations as well as scheduling the day's activities such as training, public education, and maintenance of apparatus and facilities.

As District 33 Randy responds to all fire and emergency medical calls where additional management personnel may be required and, in the absence of the Fire Chief, serves as the Incident Commander at the scene. He also manages the Department's Respiratory Protection Program, which ensures that all of the personnel have the appropriate breathing protection on fires and Hazardous Materials Incidents.

Background
Randy's career with the City of Fairfield began in 1999 when he was hired as a full-time firefighter/paramedic. He has performed many jobs within the Department since, including stocking EMS supplies and servicing the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA). He was promoted to the rank of Fire Lieutenant in 2007 and to his current rank of Captain in 2016.

Randy graduated from Ross High School in 1994 and the University of Cincinnati Paramedic Program in 2001, where he finished in the top five in his class. He has attended multiple classes through the Ohio Fire Academy as well as the National Fire Academy. Randy graduated from the Ohio Fire Executive Program in 2011.

Prior to his full-time position with the Department, Randy was a volunteer firefighter for Morgan Township, where he started in 1994. He also was a part-time firefighter/paramedic with Green Township in western Hamilton County from 1996-2001.

Randy is a charter member of the department's Honor Guard and Paramedic Bike Team, which were established in 2002 and 2003 respectively. Randy serves as a Paramedic Bicycle Patrol Instructor. He earned this instructor certification through IPMBA (International Police Mountain Bike Association) in 2009. Randy currently is a member of the Greater Cincinnati Hazardous Materials unit and the Butler County Technical Rescue Team.

He earned the Star of Life Award from the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians in 2008 for his role in saving the life of a motorcycle crash victim. In 2009, Randy was named Firefighter of the Year by the Kiwanis Club. He also received the Fairfield Star Award in 2010 for his service above and beyond his normal duties.

Personal Interests/Family
Randy and his wife, Tanya (Satterley) McCreadie, have three daughters. Brittany is currently working in the medical field. Reagan was born in 2006 and Savanna was born in 2007. Both are into gymnastics and other after-school activities They all reside in Okeana, Ohio.

Randy and his family enjoy camping throughout the year. He also enjoys working on projects around the house and spending time in the pool with his wife and children. Randy also spends time teaching fire and EMT classes at Butler Technology and at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.
 

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