Chris Morton

Fire-Rescue Department (Station 45)
Title: Deputy Fire Chief
Phone: 407-539-0774
Chris Morton

Professional Career
Deputy Chief Chris Morton oversees Fire Department operations by directly supervising the operations battalion chiefs. Other roles are budgetary and strategic planning. He joined the Maitland Fire-Rescue Department in 2002 as a Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician EMT. He became a Paramedic in 2005, Engineer in 2007 and Lieutenant in 2009. Morton was promoted to Battalion Chief in 2013 and Assistant Fire Chief of Operations in January of 2019. He became Deputy Fire Chief in August 2019. 

He graduated from Lake Howell High School and attended Seminole State College for fire school. He holds an associate’s degree in emergency medical services from Valencia College, an associate’s degree in fire science and a bachelor’s degree in fire science administration from Waldorf University in Forest City, Iowa. He holds Fire Officer 3 and Fire Instructor 3 certifications with the State of Florida.

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