Chief Brian Bennington was hired by the Madison County Emergency Medical District in April 2021. Chief Bennington serves has served as the full time Fire Chief of the Central Townships Joint Fire District since 2007 and will continue to operate at the Chief of both the Madison County Emergency Medical District and the Central Townships Joint Fire District.
Chief Bennington started his career in 1990 with the Pleasant Township Fire Department in Clark County where he was Chief until 2007.
Chief Bennington holds a Firefighter II, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Certified Fire Safety Inspector, Certified Fire Instructor and Live Fire Instructor through the State of Ohio. He is also an adjunct Firefighter Instructor for Tolles Technical Center in Madison County.
As Chief, he oversees daily operations of the district, and works closely with the Fiscal Clerk on budgeting and appropriations. He also ensures compliance with state and federal regulations.Chief Bennington serves on various organizations such as the Madison County Chiefs Association, LEPC - Chairperson, Ohio Fire Chiefs Association and the Southwest Ohio Fire Chiefs Association to foster good relationships with the community and the State. He and his wife Emily have four children and live locally. Emily is an Emergency Room Nurse at Madison Health