Yukon Names New Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief - City of Yukon

Yukon Names New Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief

Posted by City of Yukon on 08/01/2017

Fire Chief Shawn Vogt (Right) and Deputy Fire Chief Kyle Trumbly (Left) were formally introduced at the August 1, 2017, City Council Meeting

The City of Yukon is pleased to announce the appointment of Battalion Chief Shawn Vogt as the new Fire Chief of Yukon.  Vogt was appointed by City Manager Jim Crosby on Monday, July 31.

Chief Vogt was selected after a thorough process that included a regional search and a series of interviews with the Mayor, City Manager, Assistant City Manager, City Attorney, and Human Resources Director. Vogt is the 13th fire chief in the history of the City of Yukon. 

Chief Vogt has served at the Yukon Fire Department for 17 years. He began his career as a fire fighter in August of 2000.  Vogt raised through the ranks of Driver, Captain, and then Battalion Chief in 2013. 

In addition, Major Kyle Trumbly was appointed the Deputy Fire Chief.  Trumbly has also served at the Yukon Fire Department for 17 years.

Chief Kevin Jones retired August 1 after 28 years with the Yukon Fire Department. 

The Yukon Fire Department is one of Yukon’s best Departments. Optimism, energy and opportunity inspire the best in everything we do.  To learn more about Yukon’s best, visit www.yukonok.gov or call 405-354-1895.