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Donald Rooks | Largo Fire Rescue | Fire Marshal

He has worked with Largo Fire Rescue since 1999.

LARGO – Donald Rooks has been promoted to the position of fire marshal for Largo Fire Rescue.

Rooks is a Largo High School graduate and served as a corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps. Afterward, he worked at Polk County Fire Rescue and Gulfport Fire Rescue before being hired with the city of Largo in 1999 as a Firefighter/EMT. He has served in these roles during his tenure with Largo Fire Rescue:

  • Fire lieutenant from July 2007 to June 2016
  • Acting district chief since 2012
  • Interim assistant chief of life safety / assistant fire marshal from June 2016 to October 2016
  • Assistant chief of life safety / assistant fire marshal from October 2016 to June 2018
  • Interim fire marshal since June

Rooks has an associate’s degree in fire science and is working on a bachelor’s degree in fire administration.

Additionally, he is a certified fire plans examiner through the National Fire Protection Association and serves as the fire department representative on the city’s Development Review Committee and Pre-Development Review Committee for proposed new construction.

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