Chief

Chief Justus

Chief Justus

Chief Justus is a 33 year veteran of the Fire Service. Justus started with the Hiram Fire Department in 1988 as a Cadet Firefighter. In 1996, Justus was hired by the Mantua-Shalersville Fire Department in Portage County, Ohio.

Justus became a full time firefighter in 2000, a Lieutenant in 2004, and a Captain in 2017. In March 2021, Justus left the Mantua-Shalersville Fire Department to become Chief of the
Madison Township Fire Department.

Justus has education and training as a Full Time Firefighter, Paramedic, Fire Investigator, Certified Fire Safety Inspector, Hazardous Materials Technician, and is pursuing an Associates Degree in Fire Science. In addition to his Firefighting background, Justus worked for 27 years as a Police Officer and was a K-9 handler for 7 years.

kjustus@madisontwp.us


Captain Wesley A. Green

Captain Wesley A. Green

Bureau of Training and Emergency Medical Operations
Madison Township Fire Department

Captain Green is a 28 year veteran of the Fire Service. Green started with the Monroe-Lucas Fire Department in the summer of 1993. He attended Hocking College where he received his Paramedic certification. Green was then hired full time by the Mifflin Twp. Fire Department. Captain Green came to Madison Twp. full time in 1998. Green was promoted to Lieutenant and Captain. He is currently assigned to the Training and Emergency Medical Operations Bureau. 


Captain Shears

Captain Mike Shears

Fire Inspector & Investigator
Commander of Fire Prevention Bureaus

Captain Shears started as a volunteer firefighter with the Madison Township Fire Department in 1991. Hired full time in 2001. Captain Shears has progressed through the ranks of Lieutenant and Captain. He currently commands the Maintenance and Fire Prevention Bureaus. Captain Shears obtained his Paramedic certification in 2001. He is also a Fire Inspector and Investigator.

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