Assistant Fire Chief Keith Moore was appointed as Copley Township’s Assistant Fire Chief in July, 2011, and he is a 30 year veteran of the fire service. Assistant Chief Moore began his career as a volunteer firefighter with Copley in 1991, is a past Fire Chief of the City of Norton Fire Department, and was promoted to Fire Captain in 1998. He is also a fire instructor for the University of Akron, has been a member of the Summit County Hazardous Materials Response Team since 1994 and is a past Treasurer of the Summit County Fire Chiefs Association.
Assistant Chief Moore has completed coursework toward an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science from the University of Cincinnati. He is a certified Fire Officer II, Hazardous Materials Technician, Firefighter II, Fire Instructor, Fire Inspector and Paramedic. He is also an instrument rated private pilot.
A lifelong resident of Northeast Ohio, Assistant Chief Moore currently resides in Norton, and he has four grown children and seven grandchildren.