Rockdale County Fire-Rescue (RCFR) names former Battalion Chief Kevin Waites as the new Deputy Chief of Operations for the department.  He will begin his duties on October 9, 2017.

Chief Waites has been a member of RCFR since 1985.  Starting as a firefighter, he worked his way through the ranks serving as a driver, lieutenant, captain, and has currently served as a Battalion Chief for five years.

He serves as the chairman of the apparatus committee and oversees the maintenance of the RCFR fleet of vehicles.

Waites holds Associates’ of Science and Fire Science degrees from Perimeter College.  The chief is also a State of Georgia Emergency Medical Technician-I.