Fire Chief Allison Armstrong was appointed to the Toledo Fire & Rescue Department on July 21, 2000. Her promotion to Lieutenant came in 2010, to Captain in 2011, and to Battalion Chief on September 27, 2019. Chief Armstrong earned her E.M.T.-Paramedic Certification in May of 2008.
She holds a Associates in Nursing from Owens Community College, a Bachelor of Nursing from Mercy College and a Master of Health Informatics from University of Cincinnati. She is also a State of Ohio Certified Fire Safety Inspector. State of Ohio Fire Instructor including NFPA 1403 Live Fire Instructor. Chief Armstrong is also a member of the federally deployable Ohio-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team based out of Toledo, Ohio, which provides medical treatment to those affected by disasters.
Chief Armstrong has served at many levels within our department including house Captain at 25A and 17A. She most recently served as the Battalion Chief of the EMS Bureau.