Fire Chief / Fire Marshal
Old Mystic Fire Department
Chief Kenneth W. Richards, Jr., (MS, EFO,CFO, Fire Officer IV and Fire Instructor III) of the Old Mystic Fire Department has been in the fire service for 44 years. Starting at the age of 14 as a Junior Volunteer Firefighter in the Old Mystic Fire Department. Chief Richards holds a Master Degree in Leadership and has 40 years experience in a career position, serving the last 27 as the Fire Chief of the Old Mystic Fire Department. He is the past President of the NEDIAFC (2019-2020), serves as a Chairperson on the NFPA Technical Committee on Fire Service Training and is a member of the NFPA Standards Council.
Chief Richards has been married to his wife Gerrie for 38 years, has three adult children and 5 grandchildren.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET