Assistant Chief Operations Mike Cox

Chief Cox has been employed with the Division of Fire since 1990. He is responsible for the Operations Section that includes 20 engine companies, five truck companies, three heavy rescue squads, and 14 advanced life support ambulances operating from 20 fire stations. His experience includes assignments to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management’s Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team, Technical Rescue Team Leader and member of the Central Virginia Division 1 Technical Rescue Team, operational battalion chief, Chief of EMS and Special Operations, and is currently a program manager with the Central Virginia Incident Management Team. Mike holds an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science.