On Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Aaron Byington, was officially sworn in as Syracuse Fire Department’s new Fire Chief, following the retirement of former Fire Chief Eric Froerer.

Chief Byington was born and raised in Davis County, and has been a resident of Syracuse since 2003. He received his Master of Arts Degree in Management and Leadership from Webster University, his Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Emergency Services Management from Utah Valley University, and is licensed as a Paramedic. He brings extensive fire and EMS experience from his most recent position of Battalion Chief, Paramedic at Layton City Fire Department. He also coordinates and instructs EMT courses at Davis Technical College and has done so for the past 14 years.

In addition to welcoming Chief Byington to Syracuse City, we would like to thank Chief Eric Froerer for his leadership and service to our community over the past several years.