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.