Salisbury Fire Chief Bob Parnell has announced the selection of Nicolas “Nick” Martin as the Battalion Chief of Training for the Department. Martin comes to Salisbury from the Columbia, SC Fire Department where he served as Battalion Chief of Training. In Columbia he was part of the command staff and designed, directed and implemented training programs.
As Salisbury’s Battalion Chief of Training, Martin will direct the department’s training division which includes the training officers and training programs, and he will respond to and review fire incident operations. His first day with the department is Monday, April 9.
Prior to serving as the Battalion Chief of Training in Columbia, Martin was a Firefighter, Engineer and Lieutenant with the Washington D.C. Fire Department for 10 years.