About The Communications Bureau

The Communications Bureau’s maintains all mobile and portable radio systems as well as all mobile data terminals (MDT) in each TFRD emergency vehicle.



Department Staff

Deputy Chief Daniel Brown-Martinez was appointed to the Toledo Fire & Rescue Department on July 20, 2001. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2011, Captain in 2014, Battalion Chief in 2019, and to Deputy Chief on March 7, 2022.

Deputy Chief Brown-Martinez holds an Associates Degree in Fire Science from Owens Community College, Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Studies with a Focus in Management graduating Summa Cum Laude from Siena Heights University and is currently pursuing a Master of Organizational Leadership from Siena Heights University. He is a hazmat technician and has been certified as a paramedic since April 2003. Chief Brown-Martinez is currently assigned as the Deputy Chief over Training, EAP, Communications, Recruitment, Public Education, and the Community Engagement Bureau.



Communications Bureau

545 N. Huron
Toledo, Ohio 43604