Lt. Chris Ellis began his career in the fire service in 1996 and has worked at various department in the Cincinnati are including the City of Mason, Springdale and Deerfield Township. Chris came to the City of Sharonville in 2002 and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant/Paramedic in 2011. Lt. Ellis is in charge of all fire investigation activities in Sharonville and holds the position of Central team Captain for the Hamilton County Fire Investigation Unit. He is also a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) and a board member of the Ohio chapter of the IAAI.
Lt. Ellis holds the following fire investigation
IAAI, Certified Fire Investigator
IAAI, Certified Instructor
IAAI, Fire Investigation Technician
NAFI, Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator
NAFI, Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator
In addition to his fire investigation certifications, Lt.
Ellis is also a fire and EMS instructor, a hazardous materials technician and
is a certified basic emergency rescue technician.