Captain Ted Sheares was appointed to the Toledo Fire & Rescue Department on March 31, 2000. He was promoted to Lieutenant September 2011 and to Captain in 2014. Captain Sheares holds a Associates in Law Enforcement Technologies from the University of Toledo and a Bachelors of Applied Science from Siena Heights University with a Major in Public Safety Studies and a Minor in Health Care Management. He is a State of Ohio certified hazmat technician and fire instructor. Captain Sheares most recently served as house Captain at Station 4 on C-shift. He currently serves the Toledo Fire & Rescue Department as the Executive Finance Administrator.