Deputy Chief Pete Webb – Training 

Deputy Chief Pete Webb brings over 27 years of dedicated service to the Dothan Fire Department (DFD) and 34 total years as a firefighter rising through the ranks from Fire-Medic to Deputy Chief.

Currently serving as the Deputy Chief of Training & Development since June 2022 (his third assignment as Chief of Training), Chief Webb plays a crucial role in shaping the future of the DFD. With extensive frontline experience, including roles as Operations Battalion Chief and Special Operations Chief, he has led Hazardous Materials and Technical Rescue Teams.

Chief Webb’s leadership extends beyond municipal boundaries, having led Heavy Rescue 8 on multiple mutual aid deployments to disaster-stricken areas. As a veteran of the Air Force Reserve, he served as a firefighter reaching the position of Fire Chief at the unit and staff level, he retired as the Command Chief Master Sergeant for the 919th Special Operations Wing, providing guidance to over 1700 Citizen Air Commandos.

His commitment to professional growth is evident through a master’s degree in emergency management and graduation from the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program. Chief Webb’s accolades, including international accreditation as “Chief Fire Officer” and recognition as a “Chief Training Officer.”

In his personal life, Chief Webb shares a commitment to community service with his wife, Gwen Knighton Webb, a Critical Care Registered Flight Nurse and their son, Spencer, who proudly serves as a firefighter/paramedic with the DFD. His wife, Holli, and he welcomed their first son, Eren Christian, in January of 202

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