The Plainview Fire Department has installed its 48th Chief of Department, Ross Dubner.
The veteran firefighter joined the Plainview Fire Department in June of 1991 as a junior firefighter. He officially entered the ranks in 1995.
He rose through the ranks as a lieutenant and then captain of Engine Company
4, assigned to Station 3 on Round Swamp Road.
Dubner brings an extensive background in fire department operations, strategy
and tactics and has been a New York State Licensed (CFR-D) Certified First
Responder - Defibrillation for many years.
The new chief grew up in Plainview, graduating from Plainview JFK High School. He resides in Old Bethpage with his wife Jessica and two boys.