Department Staff

For Non-Emergency Matters Contact the Department by phone at 260-493-7500.

  1. Josh Hale

    Joshua Hale

    Fire Chief

    Fire Chief Joshua Hale has been a member of the department since 2001. In 2001 Chief Hale began as a Volunteer Firefighter serving the community. Joshua has held several positions within the Fire Department including the Volunteer Board of Directors, Lieutenant, Training Captain, and Explorer Post Advisor. 

    Joshua was hired in 2006 as a career firefighter. Joshua was very instrumental in bringing recruit Firefighter training through IDHS District 3 to the New Haven-Adams Township Fire Department, where Joshua successfully led 3 recruit classes. Chief Hale was appointed Fire Chief in August of 2016.

  2. Doug Call

    Doug Call EMT-P

    Deputy Chief

    Deputy Chief Doug Call has over 35 years of experience in Fire/EMS. Doug retired from Fort Wayne after 22 years and served as the Assistant Chief of EMS his last three. Doug started the Paramedic Program with FWFD and has worked in various areas with:

    • Lutheran
    • Parkview
    • Samaritan
    • TRAA
    • Wells

    Doug worked full time with Northeast Fire after retirement before coming to join the leadership team at New Haven Adams Township Fire/EMS.

  1. Randy Linker

    A-Shift District Chief

  1. Mark Hoeppner

    B-Shift District Chief

  1. Carl Bradtmueller

    C-Shift District Chief

  1. Shawna Gunder

    Administrative Assistant